Tag Archives: Forest Whitaker

Review – Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station, The 2013 debut feature film from writer / director Ryan Coogler (Creed, Black Panther), is a dramatisation of the actual 2009 police shooting of Oscar Grant at a rail station in California. Set on New Years Eve in 2008, the film follows Grant thoughout his day as he prepares to celebrate both his mothers birthday, and the upcoming

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Review – Black Panther

Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station) brings the latest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in the form of Black Panther. Returning to the role of T’Challa, now King of Wakanda, is Chadwick Boseman (who will always be Vontae Mack from Draft Day to me). Set only weeks after the events of Captain America : Civil War, we see T’Challa returning to

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Review – Arrival

2016’s Arrival is a science fiction thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Sicario) and is based on the short story The Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang adapted by Eric Heisserer who wrote the screenplay. Amy Adams stars as Louise Banks, an expert in language and translation who is called upon when a number of alien vessels appear on Earth

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Review – Southpaw

Boxing films have consistently outshone any other sport in cinema. Through decade after decade, if you look at the best sport film, it is regularly based around the sport of boxing. In 2015’s Southpaw, Jake Gyllenhall stars as Billy Hope, the middleweight champion of the world and husband to Maureen (Rachael McAdams) and father to their young daughter  Leila (Oona

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