Browsing All posts tagged under »David Oyelowo«

A United Kingdom

March 3, 2017

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A United Kingdom – In the late 1940s, Prince Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) is in London to complete his education in order to lead the people of Bechuanaland, South Africa (now Botswana) when he meets Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). With jazz in the background, they dance their way in love. Her family and the British […]

Queen of Katwe

October 10, 2016

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Queen of Katwe – Robert Katende (David Oyelowo) is a chess coach for slum kids in Katwe, Uganda. He’s caring, compassionate and cute as can be. Many of these poor kids prove to be really good at chess. Coach teaches them that chess is sort of a metaphor for life – you need to plan […]

A Most Violent Year

February 6, 2015

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A Most Violent Year – In a business known for being corrupt, in a town and time (New York, 1981) known for crime, Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) is trying his best to stay inside the law. This doesn’t mean he’s not above a few shortcuts or taking advantage of everything he can. He teaches his […]

The Butler

August 17, 2013

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The Butler – Based on Eugene Allen’s life, who served presidents from 1952-1986, this is the story of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) who was a White House butler, beginning with President Eisenhower  (Robin Williams) all the way to President Reagan (Alan Hickman).   After Gaines’ father is shot and killed by his white master, the plantation’s […]

Jack Reacher

December 23, 2012

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Jack Reacher – Those of us who know Jack Reacher, know that Tom Cruise is no Jack Reacher.  Ex-military cop Jack Reacher is 6’5”, weighs about 250 lbs., all muscle, has ice blue eyes and dirty blond hair.   He intimidates just by his size.  Men and women both appreciate him.  If you can overlook those […]