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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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    American Gangster (2007)

    Directed By: Ridley Scott Written By: Steven Zaillian Biography CrimeDrama Run Time: 2h 37min Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia […] 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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    He Got Game (1998)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Spike Lee Written By: Spike Lee Synopsis: Jesus Shuttlesworth (Ray Allen), the top high school basketball player in the United States, is being pursued by the top college basketball programs in the nation. His father, Jake, is a convicted felon serving time at Attica Correctional Facility for accidentally killing his wife, […] More

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    Remember The Titans (2000)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Boaz Yakin Written By: Gregory Allen Howard Synopsis: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn […] More

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