Tag Archives: slavery

Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi Writers: Fuji Yahiro & Yoshikata Yoda (Based on the short story “Sansho Dayu” by Ogai Mori)

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13th (2016)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writers: Spencer Averick & Ava DuVernay

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Belle (2014)

Director: Amma Asante Writer: Misan Sagay

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

Director: Steve McQueen Writer: John Ridley (Based on the book by Solomon Northup)

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Les Miserables (2012)

Director: Tom Hooper Writers: William Nicholson (Based on a novel by Victor Hugo) (Based on a musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil and Herbert Kretzmer)

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Django Unchained (2012)

Director: Quentin Tarantino Writer: Quentin Tarantino No one else could have made this movie this way and I loved every second of it.  By far the most entertaining and exciting film I saw this year.  There are still a number … Continue reading

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Lincoln (2012)

 Director: Steven Spielberg Writer: Tony Kushner (Based in part on the book “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin) I will be pretty surprised if there is a better performance this year than Daniel Day-Lewis in this.  Just an amazing … Continue reading

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