Butler, The2013

Lee Daniels demonstrates yeoman effort to fashion a coherent film from an unwieldy script and Forest Whittaker makes a noble effort to make his character believably human. But a good hearted production ends up being a major disappointment.

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Fruitvale Station

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Istead of provoking anger at the racial profiling of a tragedy, the film humanizes the protagonist.

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Wadjda (2012)

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Authentic inside view of a foster care home and the turbulent emotions that they struggle with.