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

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of 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 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” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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