What if Malcom X, Cassius Clay, Jim Brown and Sam Cook got together for one night to discuss equality in the world? That is the question asked in this stage adaptation from actress turned director Regina King and writer, Kemp Powers (SOUL).

After watching MA RAINEYโ€™S BLACK BOTTOM last week, I did not need another staged production on equality. Leave it to a first time director to work around the confines of a wordy screenplay and breathe life into this film. From the four outstanding performances by each lead to her always moving camera work, you can feel the energy she is trying to infuse in a production that is better suited for the stage. Even with that valiant effort, it’s disappointing that the movie more often than not breaks the cardinal rule of cinema, โ€œthou shalt not bore the audience.โ€

It is available 15-Jan via Amazon Prime Video.

Aaron "Dobler" Goldstein

Aaron Goldstein is a Product Manager by day, ludicrous speed content consumer by night. Heโ€™s a LA Film School Alumni and TV Academy / Producers Guild of America member. Aaron is a proud parent and dad joke enthusiast.

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