Monday, November 13, 2017

Michael Stanley's "Dying to Live," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Dying to Live: A Detective Kubu Mystery (Volume 6) by Michael Stanley.

The entry begins:
David “Kubu” Bengu is a large man, which gave rise to his nickname.  “Kubu” means hippo in his native language of Setswana.  Our first choice for an American-made film would be Forest Whitaker, who has all the right credentials, including an Academy Award for his role as Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland.  If we could turn the clock back a bit, James Earl Jones would fit the part perfectly.  Both of these actors have bulk, presence, and can be subtly funny.

Kubu’s boss, the irascible but soft-hearted Jacob Mabaku, would be a great role for...[read on]
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