A stylish and promising debut with Regina King at the helm, “ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI” is a fascinating watch. King works in close collaboration with Kemp Powers to adapt his own play to the screen, delivering a story that pits four iconic figures and their beliefs against one another. The film is set mostly at the Hampton House, a motel in Miami’s Brownsville neighborhood and one of only a few places for Black entertainers and celebrities to stay while performing at the swanky clubs and hotels of the then-segregated Miami Beach. Continue reading REVIEW: “ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI” (2021) AMAZON STUDIOS

Review: Identifying Features

Year: 2021Runtime: 93 minutesDirector:  Fernanda ValadezWriters: Fernanda Valadez, Astrid RonderoActors:  Mercedes Hernandez, David Illescas, Juan Jesus Varela, Laura Elena Ibarra, Manuel Campos By Joan Amenn Thousands of people have disappeared in Mexico due to drug cartels warring with each other and with the Mexican government. This is the context as to why so many try to cross the border into the United States. The currently … Continue reading Review: Identifying Features