Black Panther (2018). Stunning comic-based film featuring a black super hero.Standard
Film review by Jason Day of Black Panther, based on the series of Marvel comics about a black superhero who lives in an isolated, technologically advanced African country. Starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan.
Fences (2016). Film review – 3/5 stars for this grandly acted stage to screen adaptation.Standard
Film review by Jason Day of the drama Fences starring Denzel Washington as an African American working class man in the 1950’s. Co-starring Viola Davis in an Oscar winning role.
Hidden Figures (2016). 5/5 stars for this engrossing drama.Standard
Film review by Jason Day of Hidden Figures about the hitherto unknown contribution made to the US space programme in the 1960’s by black, female mathematicians.
12 Years a Slave (2013). A searing, harrowing but ultimately rewarding slavery drama.Standard
Film review, by Jason Day, of 12 Years a Slave, the drama about the true story of Soloman Northup a free black man in 19th Century America who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and directed by Steve McQueen.