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    Mo’ Better Blues (1990)

    Directed By: Spike Lee Written By: Spike Lee Drama Music Romance Run Time: 2h 9min Rating: 15 Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band – The […] More

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    The Equaliser (2014)

    Directed By: Antoine Fuqua Written By: Richard Wenk Action Crime Thriller Run Time: 2h 12min Rating: 15 McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly […] More

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    Glory (1989)

    Directed By: Edward Zwick Written By: Kevin Jarre Biography History Drama Run Time: 2h 2min Rating: 15 Following the Battle of Antietam, Col. Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick) is offered command of the United States’ first all-African-American regiment, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. With junior officer Cabot Forbes (Cary Elwes), Shaw puts together a strong […] More

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    Malcolm X (1992)

    Directed By: Spike Lee Written By: Arnold Perl Spike Lee Biography History Drama Run Time: 2h 37min Rating: 15 A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ’50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation […] More

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    Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

    Directed By: Kenneth Branagh Written By: William Shakespeare (play) Kenneth Branagh (adaptation) Comedy Drama Romance Run Time: 1h 51min In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio’s commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice – a tough […] More

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    Training Day (2001)

    Directed By: Antoine Fuqua Written By: David Ayer Crime Drama Thriller Run Time: 2h 2min Rated: 18 Police drama about a veteran officer who escorts a rookie on his first day with the LAPD’s tough inner-city narcotics unit. “Training Day” is a blistering action drama that asks the audience to decide what is necessary, what […] More

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    Inside Man (2006)

    Directed By: Spike Lee Written By: Russell Gewirtz Crime Mystery Drama Run Time: 2h 9min IT LOOKED LIKE THE PERFECT BANK ROBBERY. BUT YOU CAN’T JUDGE A CRIME BY ITS COVER. A gang holds up a bank, takes hostages and is trapped inside the bank by police. A police hostage negotiator arrives and takes charge but […] More

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    Philadelphia (1993)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Jonathan Demme Written By: Ron Nyswaner Synopsis: Andrew “Andy” Beckett is a senior associate at the largest corporate law firm in Philadelphia. He hides his homosexuality and his status as an AIDS patient from the other members of the firm. A partner in the firm notices a lesion on Andy’s forehead. […] More

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    The Hurricane (1999)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Norman Jewison Written By: Armyan Bernstein, Dan Gordon Synopsis: The film tells the story of middleweight boxer Rubin Carter, who was convicted of committing a triple murder in a bar in Paterson, New Jersey. His sentence was set aside after he had spent nearly 20 years in prison. The film concentrates […] More

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    Fences (2016)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Denzel Washington Written By: August Wilson Synopsis: In 1950s Pittsburgh, Troy Maxson lives with his wife Rose and their son Cory, and works as a waste collector alongside his best friend, Jim Bono. Troy’s younger brother, Gabriel, sustained a head injury in World War II that left him mentally impaired, for […] More

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    Crimson Tide (1995)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Tony Scott Written By: Michael Schiffer Synopsis: In post-Soviet Russia, civil war erupts as a result of the ongoing conflict in Chechnya. Military units loyal to Vladimir Radchenko, a Russian ultra-nationalist, take control of a nuclear missile installation and are threatening nuclear war if either the American or Russian governments attempt […] More

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    The Great Debaters (2007)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Denzel Washington Written By: Robert Eisele Synopsis: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African-American college students into a historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite. Denzel Washington Nate Parker Jurnee Smollett-Bell Denzel Whitaker […] More

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