David Oyelowo

Directed by Amma Asante, a British filmmaker of West African heritage, A United Kingdom casts the story of an African heir to Botswana’s tribal monarchy falling in love with a white British woman in the mold of Hollywood romance, complete w... more

Mar 7, 2017 2:56 PM Film Reviews

Queen of Katwe occupies a special place in the realm of films about child pretegies for its true-life protagonist: an impoverished girl from Uganda who becomes a world chess champion. The film is also part of a gathering and overdue trend o... more

Sep 27, 2016 3:54 PM Film Reviews

Jessica Chastain shows more steel than ever under her dreamy eyes in the engrossing drama, A Most Violent Year. more

May 1, 2015 1:30 PM Home Movies


Under Ava DuVernay’s direction, Selma captures the uncertainty and the lethal dangers that confronted civil rights activists. The film is a masterpiece. For anyone who despairs at the prospect of battling injustice, it serves as a great ins... more

Jan 13, 2015 9:39 PM Film Reviews