This conventional Aretha Franklin biopic is elevated by Jennifer Hudson’s transportive central performance.
He’s willing to fork out his own millions on a would-be cast of Oscar Isaac, Cate Blanchett and Forest Whitaker.
Liesl Tommy’s film chronicles the early years and rise to fame of the Queen of Soul.
Forest Whitaker stars as a down-on-his-luck toymaker in David E Talbert’s festive family frolic.
Marvel’s latest represents the culmination of years of reinvention in black filmmaking.
The 1977 series and its remake show that while the world may have changed, the fight is far from over.