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Bojangles ★★½ 2001

Made-for-cable biopic of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson is strictly a by-the-numbers affair from the beginning at the funeral to the various characters who turn and address the camera to explain what they thought of the contradictory man. Gregory Hines does his usual excellent job in the lead, and the film looks very good. 101m/C VHS, DVD . Gregory Hines, Peter Riegert, Kimberly Elise, Sa-vion Glover, Maria Ricossa; D: Joseph Sargent; W: Richard Wesley, Robert P. Johnson; C: Donald M. Morgan; M: Terence Blanchard. CABLE