My Wednesday Recommendations

1. Something To Sing About (Starring Irma P. Hall, Darius McCrary, Tamera Mowry-Housley)

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Released in 2000

Tommy though a young man with the voice of an angel, but a record of an ex-con dreams of a steady job and a better life appear out of reach until Memaw, a spunky saint with a big heart, takes him under her wing.

 

2. Who’s The Man (Starring Doctor DrĂ©, Ed Lover, Seth Greenland, Cheryl ‘Salt’ James, Badja Djola, Denis Leary, Richard Bright)

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Released in 1993

Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is concerned, who proceeds to harass them at every turn. Despite this, they discover a major crime, and proceed to solve them in their own unusual fashion.

 

3. Always Outnumbered (Starring Laurence Fishburne)

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Released in 1998

An aging ex-con Socrates Fortlow, who after a long incarceration, is trying hard to make a new life and to accept the regrets of his past. Meanwhile, he meets a young boy named Darryl, who witnessed a boy murdered by a friend of his.

 

4. A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (Starring J.D. Pardo, Mercedes Ruehl)

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Released in 2006

All teens are faced with obstacles while growing up, but when Eddie Araujo realizes he was meant to live his life as a female, he's forced to deal with disapproval from both friends and family. Despite the negative response, he continues to dress like a girl. Based on a true story.