published: Wednesday | April 9, 2008
Mel Cooke, Freelance Writer
Leonie Forbes in a scene from ‘A Winter Tale’. – Contributed
A Winter Tale, set in the biting cold of Canada, is about a certain manly chill. A certain black manly chill.
It is not the chill of young adult ‘DX’ (Michael Miller), a pretty ‘fly’ young man who struggles with the choices he has to make between lucrative drugs and a sense of ‘nobodiness’. It is not the chill of a mid-30s looking ‘Lloyd’ (RO Glasgow), a drug dealer whose snappy dressing is pretty cool. And it is not the chill of an older ‘Professa’ (Dennis ‘Sprangalang’ Hall), who lets witty comments fly off the cuff.