Kings of the Evening (2008)

PG   |    |  Drama


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Homer Hobbs, home after two years in jail, discovers that life on the outside can be crueler than the back-breaking injustice of the chain gang. He returns to a bleak urban town caught in ... See full summary »

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  • NAACP Award Screening: KINGS OF THE EVENING Pictured: Director Andrew P. Jones, Linara Washington, Glynn Turman, Steven Williams, Reginald T. Dorsey, Clyde Jones
  • James Russo in Kings of the Evening (2008)
  • Lynn Whitfield in Kings of the Evening (2008)
  • Reginald T. Dorsey in Kings of the Evening (2008)
  • Behind the scenes: KINGS OF THE EVENING Linara Washington & Glynn Turman
  • Steven Williams in Kings of the Evening (2008)

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28 April 2008 | mcmpostino
10
| Wonderful cast, wonderful story
This film stands out because of its universal message and, the surprising talents of Tyson Beckford. Beckford plays a humbled, small man (not an easy task for someone known for his looks and physique)and the evolution of his character is seamless. Veteran actors generously share screen time with the lesser known and yet the entire cast gives standout performances.

And, the film isn't a "black" film per se...it features a black cast, but it's message and meaning apply to humanity at large. Subtle gestures and grand, sweeping shots make this film a must-see for lovers of beautiful cinematography and inspiring content.

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