‘Nightingale’

In theory at least, any professional actor, if you give them 90 minutes worth of material, will commit to it and give you a quality performance.  But to essentially do a filmed version of a one act play, and keep the audience engaged for the entire time, the truth is even those who would want […]

‘Bessie’

With (well deserved) nominations in all the major Emmy categories, ‘Bessie’ tells the story of one of the early pioneers of black entertainment in America.  When you look at her whole career, it’s hard to describe Queen Latifah as ‘underrated’, but this project was a nice reminder of how talented she is.  Taking on the […]