politics

Mandela’s long walk still inspires

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom ★★★★ (Directed by Justin Chadwick) A true life-lesson in rising above oppression with a compassionate heart. Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Mark Elderkin, Robert Hobbs, Theo Landey and Grant Swanby Written by William Nicholson, based on the autobiography Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela. Biography, drama, true story. 2hr 27mins. M for violence and offensive language. […]

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American justice

3SR: Attention to detail undercuts the drama in a period piece that demands the truth. Starring James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Kevin Kline, Tom wilkinson, Evan Rachel Wood. Screenplay by James Solomon and Gregory Bernstein. Directed by Robert Redford. 122 minutes. Rated M for violence. ***1/2 In Hollywood, history is a crapshoot where any shred of […]

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