November 22, 2019

Harriet . . . Hurry it up and See It! | MOVIE REVIEW

Actors Cynthia Erivo (center), Leslie Odom, Jr. (left), and Janelle Monae in the movie, Harriet. Actors Cynthia Erivo (center), Leslie Odom, Jr. (left), and Janelle Monae in the movie, Harriet. Photo courtesy of Focus Features

Harriet brings to life a character whose story, without any embellishment, is amazing. Cynthia Erivo in the title role nails it. She’s authentic, credible and exceptional. There was some pushback over Director Kasi Lemmons’ selection of Erivo, a British actress, in the role of an African American icon. But no one can legitimately challenge that choice after seeing the film.

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