Intriguing Documentary Features Found Footage of Late Civil Rights Icon

Malcolm X (1925-1965) is best remembered as the charismatic spokesperson for the Nation of Islam whose fiery speeches helped the Black Muslims\’ ranks swell from 6,000 to 75,000 between 1956 and 1961.

Chadwick Boseman Rises to the Occasion as African King/Marvel Superhero

Chadwick Boseman has already made quite a career out of portraying a variety of prominent African-Americans, from football star Floyd Little (The Express), to baseball great Jackie Robinson (42), to Godfather of Soul James Brown (Get on Up) to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (Marshall). The versatile actor\’s efforts have been appreciated by the

Biblical Epic Recounts Exploits of Hebrew He-man Handpicked by God

Samson is a popular Biblical figure perhaps best known for being blessed with super-human strength as long as his hair was long. However, regular Sunday school attendees know that there\’s a lot more to know about the Hebrew he-man introduced in the Book of Judges.

Fly on the Wall Documentary Chronicles the Last Days Inside the Obama White House

Besides granting a record number of pardons to non-violent felons convicted of drug offenses, Barack Obama didn\’t accomplish very much during his last days in office. That\’s not unusual for a lame duck president, particularly when the opposing party is in control of both houses of Congress.

Cross-Cultural Love Triangle at Heart of Bollywood-Style Musical

Dr. Linda Watt (Brie Larson) is a scientist doing research for Mogil, a leading agri-chemical company based in New York. The young doctor is so thrilled about genetically engineering a strain of Basmati rice that yields 22% more grains per acre that she spontaneously breaks into song on Fifth Avenue, right in front of the iconic Flatiron building.

Monster Meets Girl in Romantic Sci-fi Fantasy

The Shape of Water is the early favorite in this year\’s Oscar sweepstakes. The sci-fi fantasy about love across species lines was nominated for the most Academy Awards, 13, including in a half-dozen major categories: Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Lead Actress (Sally Hawkins), Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer) and Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins).

Reverential Biopic Chronicles Rise, Fall and Triumphant Return of Legendary South African Singer/Activist

Zenzile Miriam Makeba had the misfortune of being born black in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1932, which relegated her to second-class citizenship. In fact, she spent the first six months of her life behind bars with her mother, a sangoma (witch doctor), sent to prison days just after her birth.

Adaptation of Best Seller Chronicles Exploits of Special Forces Unit Deployed to Afghanistan

A few days after 9/11, President George W. Bush visited Ground Zero where he delivered his iconic Bullhorn Speech standing atop a pile of rubble. Rising to the occasion, he assured the rescue workers and the rest of America that those responsible for the senseless slaughter would soon be held accountable.

Revisionist Biopic Recasts Disgraced Olympic Skater as Sympathetic Figure

On January 6, 1994, while waiting to compete in the U.S. Figure Skating Championship competition, top-ranked Nancy Kerrigan\’s (Caitlin Carver) knee was smashed by a billy club-wielding hit man named Shane Stant (Ricky Russert). After the cowardly attack in the halls of Detroit\’s Cobo arena, the assailant quickly escaped with the help of a waiting getaway car driven by Derrick Smith (Anthony Reynolds).

Hanks and Streep Co-Star in Spielberg Freedom of the Press Period Piece

The Post is a picture fated to be compared to a couple of classic newsroom thrillers: All the President\’s Men (1976) and Spotlight (2015). Like the former, it\’s set in Washington, D.C. in the Seventies and revolves around an attempt by the Nixon administration to prevent the publication of incriminating information leaked to the Washington Post by a whistleblower.

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