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The best films in January 2021—One Night in Miami and The Dig

Plus Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, a fascinating quasi-documentary about a dive bar in Las Vegas

One Night in Miami, In cinemas 26th December 2020, streaming on Amazon 15th January 2021.

The directorial debut from actress Regina King imagines an encounter between four heavyweights of black American history (one of whom, Cassius Clay—before he became Muhammad Ali—is an actual heavyweight who has just won the world boxing championship). The celebration brings together three of Clay’s friends—activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and football star Jim Brown. The film’s origins as a stage play are evident, but such is the force of…

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