Catholic News Service
• ‘Black Nativity’ is a rousing holiday musical drama
In fact, redemption-centered Christian faith pervades the picture to a degree rarely seen in a mainstream movie.
That’s just as well, since the urban setting of this adaptation and updating of poet Langston Hughes’ 1961 song-play surrounds its characters with a host of ills from which to be saved. A case in point: the poverty besetting Baltimore single mother Naima Cobb (Jennifer Hudson). Read more »