"The Trial of the Moke" is about the first black man to graduates from West Point. Flipper is framed for embezzlement by his fellow cadets to drive him away. But Flipper wasn't going anywhere until he cleared his name.
Samuel L. Jackson,
An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop that specializes in cases involving the supernatural.
A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Fun-loving Bobby is a mail boy in a big firm, but he has a trump card, his best friend Waymon, a "white" African-American who is almost a partner in the firm. They make a deal: Waymon will ... See full summary »
Joseph C. Phillips,
A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.
A beach runner and bookworm (Goldblum) has difficulty communicating with his son. He meets a psychic on a pier at the beach and soon his world turns topsy-turvy with a serial killer coming ... See full summary »
5 - John Houseman: surprisingly funny as a priest who adores peacocks, those symbols of resurrection, since salvation is central to this and all of O'Connor's work.
4 - Samuel L. Jackson: probably an embarrassing early role for him (his second according to IMDb), as a slow-minded farmhand routinely addressed by the dreaded "N" word.
3 - Bill Conti - scoring this TV movie fresh off his Rocky victory.
2 - Robert Earl Jones - father of James, playing a seriously "yessum" farmhand.
and the number one reason ...
1 - Andalusia - for lovers of Flannery's writing, this movie was shot on the working farm in Milledgeville, Georgia, where she spent most of her life, just twelve years after her death. The peacock probably wasn't one of hers, though (see http://www2.gcsu.edu/library/sc/collections/oconnor/focfaq.html). But who could tell the difference, anyway?
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