The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Baldwin's novel "follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover's innocence while carrying their first born child. It's a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives."Written by
Loved Moonlight and was expecting a lot from this film.
The basic problem is simple: this should have been a play.
It doesn't work as a movie despite strong acting because the plot is thin
and Jenkins' decision to slow the pace to a crawl exacerbates the lack of plot.
There wasn't an original idea in the movie and the heavy reliance on stereotypes made it preachy.
Potential viewers should ask why it took 44 years for this James Baldwin novel
to make it to the screen before watching.
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