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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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    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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    Antwone Fisher (2002)

    AGGREGATED SCORE: Directed By: Denzel Washington Written By: Antwone Fisher Synopsis: A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and begins […] More

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