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How I Live Now (2013; Dir.: Kevin MacDonald)

GRADE: C+

By Daniel Barnes

This barely released drama from The Last King of Scotland director Kevin MacDonald is an odd-duck hybrid of a teenage summer romance and an apocalyptic nightmare.  503 more words

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History in Films: The Last King of Scotland

The Last King of Scotland (2006) directed by Kevin MacDonald is a savvy film showcasing fantastic acting by Forest Whitaker and James McAvoy. The film deviates from historical facts by inserting a fictional Scottish doctor, Dr. 516 more words

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The 50 Greatest Actors Alive: #46 - Forest Whitaker

Once again I find myself in a bit of a bind. Undoubtedly deserving to be on this list, just unsure as to where he would go because I haven’t seen a majority of his best roles; including “The Last King of Scotland” where he won the Oscar for best actor. 212 more words

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