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The Woman King review: ferocious warrior tale is a vibrant celebration of Black womanhood in all its glory
Dir: Gina Prince-Bythewood. Starring: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, John Boyega. 15, 135 minutes.Gina Prince-Bythewood is exactly the kind of filmmaker Hollywood needs. Whether in the intimacy of her dramas Love and Basketball (2000) and Beyond the Lights (2014), the propulsion of her comic book adaptation The Old Guard (2020), or, now, the rousing spirit of her historical epic The Woman King, the core strengths of her work remain unaltered, whatever the scale of the project. There is always the same heart, the same integrity, and the same genuine investment in representing the world as it...
The weather is turning, the leaves are falling, and spooky decorations are being placed around the neighborhood. This means one thing and one thing only: it’s finally Halloween season! After what seems like an eternity, the spooky season is finally here once again, and what better way to celebrate and prepare for all those trick-or-treaters than by an epic horror movie marathon.