“One Night in Miami”: Film Review Podcast

Posted: January 16th, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Film Reviews Podcast | No Comments »

So, it seems as if Malcolm X set up a meeting with NFL star Jim Brown, soul singing icon Sam Cooke, and then still Cassius Clay, on the night he became the heavyweight champ, defeating Sonny Liston.

We’re talking February ’64.

What isn’t known, because none of them talked about it, is what the fellows talked about?

Or, how the dynamic played out?

This Regina King-directed movie is based on a stage play, contemplating the situation by Kemp Powers, who also wrote the screenplay.

It is always dicey to attempt such constructions, given that it’s all conjecture.

But each of these famous fellows was at a turning point in their lives, so allowing that to inform the speculation is intriguing.

For more insight, listen to the podcast below:

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