Selma Movie

Selma: A Damn Good Film That Deserves Best Picture Nominations

In 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) marched thousands in Alabama from Selma to Montgomery to secure equal voting rights for blacks. Despite harassment from law enforcement in Selma and pro-segregation governor George Wallace (Tim Roth), Dr. King’s nonviolent movement helped convince President Lyndon B. Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) to push the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Continue reading “Selma: A Damn Good Film That Deserves Best Picture Nominations”

The Butler

The Butler: A Good Movie Weighed Down by An Overabundance of Cameos

Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs tanked this weekend while The Butler claimed the top of the box office. Not surprising, really, considering Kick-Ass 2 was a sequel, Jobs massacred Steve Jobs’ biography, and The Butler had Oprah Winfrey (She doesn’t star in movies that flop. That’s for peasants). But does that mean The Butler is a good movie? Continue reading “The Butler: A Good Movie Weighed Down by An Overabundance of Cameos”