If you’re old enough to remember the turbulent ’60’s , you’ll certainly recognize the excellent account of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown in “One Night in Miami”, getting together to exchange their ideas on civil rights. Supposed friends, the meeting didn’t happen like this, if at all. Pity. We coulda used the help.
USA Today calls it the Best Picture of the Year. Dispute here : Other titles to consider – Mank (Gary Oldman as one of Hollywood’s titans), The Black Godfather (NetFlix), Death to 2020 (Samuel L., Tracy Ullman, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Lawrence Fishburne narrates).
We’ll find out the voting Sunday, April 25th : Oscars !