Cooper Raiff’s Cha Cha Real Smooth had to play at the Sundance Film Festival virtually because of the pandemic, so he hasn’t heard the applause critics are showering on his bittersweet dramedy.
In her new film, Thompson portrays a widower who reckons with her own sexual discovery in an experience she calls “irresistibly delicious.”
Hall, who died June 12, appeared in the Paul Thomas Anderson films Boogie Nights and Magnolia. He also played a cop on the trail of overdue library books on Seinfeld. Originally broadcast in 2003.
After Jackie, a new History Channel documentary, tells the stories of three of the Black baseball players who followed Jackie Robinson into the major leagues.
Emma Thompson stars as an older woman who hires a younger sex worker in Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. Dakota Johnson is a single mother who’s wooed by a recent college grad in Cha Cha Real Smooth.