☆"You're a Sinclair, and that means something to us. I hope it means something to you."☆
So many things about Down in the Delta are far from the usual movie for a 36-year-old single childless atheist white guy from Delaware. (That's me, by the way.) Melodramatic, family-centered, faith-based, an entire cast of people of color, rural Deep South roots. So why watch this?
Well, it's got one surefire selling point this Black History Month: it's the only film ever directed by the legendary poet, playwright, singer, civil rights activist, and American icon Maya Angelou. How's that for a hook?
In the housing projects of Chicago lives the family of Rosa Lynn Sinclair (Mary Alice) -- grandmother with her unemployed addict…