"about a specific component. I had my Top10 of the year well-defined, but it will have to open up space for this exceptional film. I hope everyone will come around to watch this one before the Oscars, so it gathers enough support to win a few categories. It would be a shame not to be able to call One Night in Miami an Oscar-winning flick.
Possessing one of the best ensemble casts of the year, One Night in Miami is a magnificent piece of filmmaking and storytelling. From Regina King's masterful"
"Inspired by a true story, “One Night in Miami” imagines what happened the night real-life friends Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), football star Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), soul singer Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.), and heavyweight boxing champ Cassius Clay (Eli Goree) gathered at the Hampton House Motel to celebrate Clay’s victory over Sonny Liston. Over the course of the evening, the men at first are in a celebratory, playful mood, taking lighthearted jabs at each other and enjoying the company. But "
"It's much more rewarding to have something to actually think about or a moral question to ponder rather than have the movie tell you how to feel. It's a rare pleasure to watch a film like Regina King's 'One Night in Miami' that is willing to leave big questions about four larger-than-life men up in the air instead of trying to answer them.
- Jake Watt
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