Doug Reviews: Marshall (2017)

Directed by Reginald Hudlin, Marshall tells a story from the life of Thurgood Marshall prior to his becoming a Supreme Court Justice. However, would this great man have been better served by a film about his entire life? Continue reading

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Doug Reviews: Jackie (2016)

From Director Pablo Larraín and Screenwriter Noah Oppenheim comes Jackie, a portrait of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the days following President Kennedy’s assassination. As a biopic that is not a traditional biopic, does the film succeed? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Loving (2016)

Written and directed by Jeff Nichols, Loving tells the story of an interracial couple struggling against persecution in rural Virginia in the 1950s. Does the film hit all the right emotional notes and continue Nichols’ winning streak or does it fall short of his previous films? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Birth of a Nation (2016)

From the moment it burst onto the scene at Sundance, Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation has inspired both praise and controversy. However, now that the film is available for public consumption, the only question that matters is: is it any good? Continue reading