A racist film, typical of its time, wherein Blacks play subservient roles, but redeemed by the music of Louis Armstrong & Billy Holiday (her only feature film!).
A financially-strapped couple come by a windfall when the caretaker wife’s elderly boss dies & unexpectedly leaves his estate to her–but this leads to drastic unintended consequences.
In this roadtrip first episode a Black Korean War vet, his uncle, & f woman travel to Lovecraft Country in MS in search of his father, encountering much racism along the way.
Widower Bob Rueland falls in love with Grace, but both are unaware that her transplanted heart came from his deceased wife.
Based on the 1926 play CHICAGO, this is the satirical story of how a brash lawyer got a wannabe married dancer freed of the charge of murdering her lover, the lesson being how fickle the press & public are.
Filled with music & sexy dances, Chicago is set in the jazz era when 2 women kill their lovers and a flamboyant lawyer uses the press & theatrics to convince jurors to acquit them, showing the public as fickle & the law as easily manipulated.
2 brother engage in a revolt to regain Chicago from the rule of aliens who live underground and rule through collaborators.
Pressured by a gang boss, the widow of a robber gathers other gang members to join her in a plot to steal $5 million so she can pay her husband’s debt.
The fathers of both Charlie Brown and Charles Schultz were barbers—and each remembers them with fondness the warmth and feeling of acceptance that filled their fathers’ shops. Not so in the case of the character played by Ice Cube in this funny and insightful comedy. Calvin is the third generation of his family to run …
Although she says they are not dating, Lawyer Michelle Robinson spends a day with intern Barak Obama, visiting the Art Institute & a park. Barak speaks to a community group & they take in a movie, concluding the night with an ice cream cone..