Black and Blue (2019)

Black and Blue first published by Sight & Sound, December 2019 Review: Deon Taylor’s Black and Blue begins with a black woman in a hoodie jogging along the street. A police car pulls her over, its front tyre splashing her with water from a puddle. Two aggressive white male officers get out, one pushing her…

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis: Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl) directs a sprawling biopic of individual change and national revolution, with Idris Elba assuming the role of Nelson Mandela. Review: Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is an homage in the true sense, with the first three letters of its title setting the theme….