Is That Black Enough for You?!?

M, 135 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury In the closing scenes of this impressive, entertaining documentary on Black American cinema, the figure of actor-director Sidney Poitier looms large. He was, of course, the first Black American to win a Best Actor Oscar, and has remained a towering figure in African American movie… Continue reading Is That Black Enough for You?!?

The Guilty

  M, 90 minutes 3 Stars   Review by © Jane Freebury It’s always a bit of a jolt to be reminded how much drama a movie can coax from a few actors in a single location with a bunch of different camera positions and steady leavening of the emotional intensity. It takes skill to… Continue reading The Guilty