12 Years a Slave Released November 8, 2013 A FILM OF SUBSTANCE/A REVIEW. Mounted handsomely and richly literate, reminiscent of films in the 1980s, 12 Years a Slave is already a classic.
Dead Man Walking Released December 29, 1995 (Certificate R16) My star rating in 1996: FILMS OF SUBSTANCE/AN OLD REVIEW OF Dead Man Walking (1995). Oscar nominee Sean Penn, portrays a man who commits rape and murder and is sentenced to death by lethal injection. A Catholic nun (played by Susan Sarandon in a convincing, powerhouse… Read More Compassion in a film about a contentious issue