Margrete – Queen of the North – Film Review

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark In the early 1400’s, Queen Margrete (Trine Dyrholm) rules Denmark, Sweden and Norway with a clear voice, a steady hand and a clear head along with her adopted son Erik (Morten Hee Andersen). Erik is about to wed Queen Philippa of England and the potential for a …

Review – Betrayed

Set in Oslo during the events of World War ll, Betrayed follows the lives of the Jewish Braude family who must face the potential, and inevitable, realities of what a Nazi-occupied Norway will bring for their family. It’s important to note that this film is based on the true experiences of the Braude family, primarily …

Review – ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

“What would you tell your son about what you did then?” This question is asked of LaKeith Stanfield’s William O’Neal in the opening scene of Shaka King’s newest film ‘Judas and the Black Messiah,’ but it could just as easily be directed at the audience, asked to reflect on what role we’ve all played in our current …