Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

Release Date:  3/20/20; Netflix – Limited Series Genre:   Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director(s):  Kasi Lemmons and DeMane Davis Studio(s):  Netflix, SpringHill Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television Story:  The four-part limited series Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker will debut on Netflix on March 20.  In the series, Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer stars as Sarah Breedlove,…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 21: Hidden Figures

Release Date:  1/6/17 Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  127 mins. Director:  Theodore Melfi Studio:  20th Century Fox Cast: Taraji P. Henson (Katherine Johnson), Octavia Spencer (Dorothy Vaughn), Janelle Monae (Mary Jackson), Kevin Costner (Al Harrison), Kirsten Dunst (Vivian Michael), Jim Parsons (Paul Stafford), Mahershala (Jim Johnson), Aldis Hodge Aldis Hodge (Levi Jackson). Details:  As…

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Truth Be Told

Release Date:   12/6/19; Apple TV+ – Limited Series Genre:   Thriller Rating:  NR Studio(s):  Chernin Entertainment, Endeavor Content, Hello Sunshine, Orit Entertainment, Apple TV+ Cast:  Octavia Spencer (Poppy Parnell), Michael Beach (Ingram Rhoades) Aaron Paul (Warren Cave), Lizzy Caplan, Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Brooklynn MacKinzie (young Poppy), Tami Roman (Lillian Scoville) and…

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Ma

Release Date:   5/31/19; In Theaters Genre:  Horror/Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Tate Taylor  Studio(s):   Blumhouse Productions, Wyolah Films Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Octavia Spencer as Sue Ann/Ma, Diana Silvers as Maggie, Juliette Lewis as Maggie’s mom, Luke Evans as a local dad, Missi Pyle as his girlfriend, and McKaley Miller, Corey Fogelmanis, Gianni Paolo and Dante…

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Luce

Release Date: 10/29/19; DVD (Original Release – 1/27/19; Sundance Film Festival) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:   Julius Onah Studio(s):   Dream Factory Group, Altona Filmhaus Running Time: 109 mins. Cast:  Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Tim Roth, Naomi Watts, Norbert Leo Butz. Story:   It’s been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim…

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Hidden Figures

Release Date:  1/6/17 (In Theaters) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  Unknown Director:  Theodore Melfi Studio:  20th Century Fox Cast: Taraji P. Henson (Katherine Johnson), Octavia Spencer (Dorothy Vaughn), Janelle Monae (Mary Jackson), Kevin Costner (Al Harrison), Kirsten Dunst (Vivian Michael), Jim Parsons (Paul Stafford), Mahershala (Jim Johnson), Aldis Hodge Aldis Hodge (Levi Jackson) Details:  the incredible untold…

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