Shaka King

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Daniel Kaluuya in Judas and the Black Messiah

JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH ★★★★☆ Directed by Shaka King. Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Martin S(...)

Daniel Kaluuya as Illinois Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah

We have recently seen a lot of decent, respectable, borderline dreary historical dramas – naming no names – creeping onto our smaller screens. Good ac(...)

 Viola Davis in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Leaner versions of the old-school “Oscar Film” could still boss awards season. Photograph: Netflix

Has the 2021 awards season already gone wrong? Maybe so, but not for the reasons that some US commentators claim. Welcome to our world, America. (...)