Judas and the Black Messiah
Drama • 2021 • 2 hr 6 min
The perspective we need for the civil rights movement.
A deep, moving look at some of the lesser known people of the civil rights movement.
Both important and moving to learn this history (it'll make you furious) and just an exciting and well-made movie.
Good story that has a very sad ending, great detail about the time period in history
Powerful and moving message,story and performances. Daniel Kaluuya is truly magnetic and compelling as always. Masterful.
Enthralling performances from Daniel Kaluuya and Lakieth Stanfield make this an incredibly moving masterpiece.
There are some amazing performances in this film.
Exceptional performances, especially by the two leads (both supporting actors according to the Academy). An important episode to recount.
Thought provoking portrayal of the conflict between Black Panther, FBI, and society. Passionate and tense. Excellent acting
Daniel Kaluuya's performance in this is one of the most captivating performances I've ever seen.
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