The Greatest! On-Air Review of ‘One Night in Miami’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on December 31st, 2020, reviewing the new film “One Night in Miami,” which is in theaters now, and on Amazon Prime Video on January 15th.

The film is a fictional account of a meeting between four real men, which in reality did take place on February 25, 1964. Cassius Clay AKA Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree), Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Pro Footballer Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) and singer Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr) met on the night when the 22-year-old Ali beat Sonny Liston. This period is recreated faithfully by first time director Regina King, including the Clay/Liston fight, and the meeting has all four men at crossroads in their lives.

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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “One Night in Miami” during the Morning Mess with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, December 31st, 2020, …

“One Night in Miami” is in theaters now, and will stream on Amazon Prime Video on January 15th, 2021. Featuring Eli Goree, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Aldis Hodge and Leslie Odom Jr. Screenplay adapted by Kemp Powers, from his stage play. Directed by Regina King. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2020 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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