The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.
During a strike for equal pay & safer conditions. the Mex-Am. miners’ wives take over picket duties when a court forbids the men, with men not happy but together they win.
During Christmas time a selfish London woman with a transplanted heart falls in love with a mysterious man and is changed for the better.
Black female cop Alicia tries to stay alive with a corrupt band of cops & a crime boss trying to kill her before she can get her body camera that has filmed their murders, & local citizens refusing to help her.
This film is guaranteed to raise your spirits! Click the movie title to read my entire review.
French director Julien Rambaldi’s true story about freshly graduated Dr. Seyolo Zantoko (Marc Zinga) reveals that racial prejudice is not just an American or South African concern. Even in France, to which so many African American singers and musicians once fled for refuge, there are pockets of racism. Although in cosmopolitan Paris blacks were accepted …
Places in the Heart, set in 1930s Texas, is the story of a black field hand helping a widowed white produce a successful cotton harvest, ending with an unusual Communion service.
One of the best films of 2017. Click the image to read my review.
I give this film 5 out of 5 stars. Click the image to read my entire review.
This whitewash of the duplicitous showman PT Barnum is saved by its tuneful music & its sympathetic treatment of the “freaks” whom he exploited., the latter refusing to accept their rejection by society.