Black Panther (2018). Stunning comic-based film featuring a black super hero.

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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.

Action/adventure/fantasy

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Fences (2016). Film review – 3/5 stars for this grandly acted stage to screen adaptation.

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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.

Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Hidden Figures (2016). 5/5 stars for this engrossing drama.

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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.

Drama

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12 Years a Slave (2013). A searing, harrowing but ultimately rewarding slavery drama.

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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.

Drama

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