UNA GREAT MOVIE (written and directed by Jennifer Sharp) is basically a remake of the 1989 Kevin Bacon film THE BIG PICTURE, which given the title, may not be an accident. A screenwriter talks to various Hollywood executives, and gradually her screenplay about a Black women traveling through Mexico looking for romance becomes full of stereotypes, and white-washed to boot. But UNA GREAT MOVIE itself retains its focus, and it updates THE BIG PICTURE with more current concerns.
Released theatrically 29 June 2022; now on DVD. Rating: +2 (-4 to +4) or 7/10
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