• Preaching to the Choir (2005)

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Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: June 6th, 2006

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Two brothers (Billoah Greene, Darien Sills-Evans) from Harlem take divergent paths upon reaching adulthood. Wesley remains in Harlem and becomes a minister, while Teshawn finds fame as a rap artist. On the run from a ruthless record executive (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Teshawn seeks refuge with his brother and prepares the church choir for an upcoming gospel music competition.

Cast: Billoah Greene, Darien Sills-Evans, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Janine Green, Novella Nelson, Tuffy Questell, Eartha Kitt, Patti LaBelle

Director: Charles Randolph-Wright

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Cataland Films

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  • While the film looks good, sense of place is never very convincing. Over time, however, director Charles Randolph Wright and screenwriters Kevin Heffernan and Peter E. Lengyel do manage to create well-defined characters, whose flaws are as important as their gifts. show more

  • The whole movie is too predictable, its conflicts either forced or simplistic. show more

  • Call this one "Brother Act." Instead of Whoopi Goldberg's Reno lounge singer in "Sister Act," Preaching to the Choir has a hip-hop star hiding out from a gangsta record producer in his estranged brother-minister's Harlem church. show more

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