Director(s): Jeymes Samuel Writer(s): Jeymes Samuel, Boaz Yakin Cast: Jonathan Majors, Regina King, Idris Elba, Lakeith Stanfield Synopsis: When an outlaw discovers his enemy is being released from prison, he reunites his gang to seek revenge in this Western. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Poc55U2RPMw What do you get when you mix the directing styles of Spike Lee and Quentin … Continue reading ‘The Harder They Fall’ Review: A spaghetti western with a modern look
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Don’t expect Natalie Portman to introduce the Best Director category at the Golden Globes this year with a repeat of “and here are the all male nominees.” (But please let her present!) For the first time in its history, the Golden Globes have nominated more than one woman in the Best Director category! Chloe … Continue reading Female Directors Make History With Most Noms in One Year at Golden Globes
https://youtu.be/hHVkPfkfk8Q I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking to Grammy-nominated songwriter Sam Ashworth. We spoke about how the project came together to write the Original Song 'Speak Now' for the Amazon Studios film, One Night in Miami. We talked about the process of writing the song, his career and much more.
One Night in Miami was a masterclass of acting from all parties, but the one that stood out the most to me was Leslie Odom Jr. as Sam Cooke. For me, the performance was so much more than just a groundbreaking feat of acting, it was personal for me. As a kid growing up, Sam … Continue reading My Personal Connection to One Night in Miami
One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s. Our film opens with Cassius Clay toying with his opponent in the ring like he always did, … Continue reading One Night in Miami Review