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ENTERTAINMENT, HOLLYWOOD

Regina King Proves She Can Do It All With ‘One Night in Miami’

Regina King holds four Emmys, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe for her acting work, but with her latest project, One Night in Miami..., she ventures into the world of directing for the big screen helping to guide a seductive, highly satisfying film. King is as confident and assured a filmmaker as she is in front of the camera and in doing so is making her contemporaries aware that she knows exactly what she’s doing. The movie, an adaptation of Kemp Powers’ 2013 play of the same name, imagines what might have taken place on an evening in 1964 when Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown, and Cassius Clay (four ridiculously famous Black men who happen to also be friends) met after Clay’s upset victory over Sonny Liston. The meeting actually happened in real life, but the film takes som...