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Stories with person: Nina Simone
  • Review: Issues of 'Nina' much more than skin-deep 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 1:49 pm

    The questionable casting of Zoe Saldana is only one of the many problems with Cynthia Mort's limp and misjudged Nina Simone biopic "Nina." Little of the High Priestess of Soul's searing clarity of voice or profound struggle comes through in this insipid film whose fakeness is writ across Saldana's dubiously darkened skin.