A chronicle of Martin Luther King‘s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Running Time128 min.
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Film Review – A United Kingdom
Seretse Khama was born into one of the royal families of the then British Protectorate of Bechuanaland (now known as Botswana). Although observed as a king, Khama fought for a democratic state free of British rule. He would go on to accomplish just that, and…READ MORE
The MacGuffin’s Top 10 Films of 2016
2016 was another great year for films, and the writers on The MacGuffin all had their own favorites. This top 10 list for 2016 was narrowed down from 43 films that the writers all thought were worthy. There is a tie for both #6 and…READ MORE
2015 Oscar Predictions – Ben’s Picks
The Academy Awards are here again and unlike most years I am actually ready to move on to the next year. Don’t get me wrong, I will watch and get excited and angry depending on the results but most awards are pretty wrapped up except,…READ MORE
Film Review – Selma
Ava DuVernay’s Selma (2014) is a great American film. Gripping, powerful, and tragically relevant. It’s difficult to separate it from recent racially motivated events, but that’s what makes it so important. The fact that what’s portrayed took place five decades ago and that lines can…READ MORE
Top 15 Films of 2014 – Allen’s Picks
Another year, another end of year movie list. 2014 was marked by a nice variety of cinematic offerings. From action blockbusters to independents, from foreign work to documentaries, there seemed to be great stuff coming from everywhere this year. While making lists will always be…READ MORE