Lila & Eve
First screened in July 2015
Director: Charles Stone III. Cast: Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez, Shea Whigham, Julius Tennon, Aml Ameen, Ron Caldwell, Michole Briana White, Yolonda Ross, Andre Royo, Chris Chalk, Ian Casselberry, Teddy Williams. Screenplay: Pat Gilfillan. Twitter Capsule:
Good cast looking to stretch, but script makes Southpaw's look like WGA Dean's List. Twist straight outta crazytown.
Takes chutzpah to explore vigilante impulses of grieving mothers. Arrives at spurious conclusions, amid much else it gets wrong, but this is enough to make it risky. Plus: women of color unite!