Jesse Plemons

Film Review: Judas and the Black Messiah delivers with heart and valorous conviction

March 10, 2021

After proving a formidable plot point in last year’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 – however secondary it may have been – the killing of Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton in 1969, at the age of only 21 years, is given the right, timely treatment in Shaka King‘s equally impactful (perhaps even more so) […]

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Sundance Film Festival Review: Judas and the Black Messiah is an impactful drama that’s all too aware of its topical relevance

February 2, 2021

After proving a formidable plot point in last year’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 – however secondary it may have been – the killing of Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton in 1969, at the age of only 21 years, is given the right, timely treatment in Shaka King‘s equally impactful (perhaps even more so) […]

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Film Review: Game Night (USA, 2018) is an unruly bout of fun

February 21, 2018

Whether it’s an old-fashioned detective story (Murder on the Orient Express), a children’s adventure (Young Sherlock Holmes), a romantic farce (Blind Detective) or a flat-out comedy (Clue), the murder mystery is the type of genre staple that can result in lots of fun, particularly if it involves audience participation. If 2018’s latest comedy¬†Game Night can […]

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Sarah Paulson, Carrie Coon, Bob Odenkirk and more join Steven Spielberg’s The Papers

June 9, 2017

Steven Spielberg¬†is certainly a busy man. Currently in the midst of a lengthy post-production period for his sci-fi adaptation¬†Ready Player One, the influential director has wasted little time getting his next project off the ground. With Spielberg’s Pentagon Papers film¬†The Papers¬†(previously titled¬†The Post) ambitiously being fast-tracked for an awards-friendly 2017 release. The film has previously […]

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