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The Last King of Scotland (2006).

A young Scottish doctor becomes the close personal advisor of Idi Amin. Amin’s behaviour becomes increasingly erratic and his murderous insanity drives Uganda to ruin. 127 more words


Is Forest Whitaker Twice As Good As Al Pacino?

The hardworking staff noted with interest this item in yesterday’s New York Times Arts, Briefly column.

Forest Whitaker Will Make Broadway Debut

Forest Whitaker, the Academy Award winning film star, will…

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The Last King of Scotland

The feature debut of documentarian Kevin Maconald (Marley), The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 historical thriller – not about Alex Salmond, but former Ugandan President Idi Amin (Forest Whittaker). 298 more words


Oscar winner Forest Whitaker joins Star Wars Anthology

Just when I thought my excitement for the first installment of the Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One could not climb higher…The film has a fascinating plot: it’s a heist movie, set between… 137 more words

The Last King Of Scotland

Kevin Macdonald’s The Last King Of Scotland tell the story of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin as seen by his fictitious physician. This movie if filled with powerful performances from both Forest Whitaker who plays Idi Amin and also won an Oscar for this movie and James McAvoy who plays his physician Dr. 237 more words


Review: Black Sea

by Brandon Vick

Kevin Macdonald, director of The Last King of Scotland and State of Play, takes us to the very bottom of the ocean for a solid, well-executed submarine thriller being steered by a commanding performance by Jude Law. 307 more words


Podcast: Kevin Macdonald on the Making of Black Sea

LISTEN: Kevin Macdonald on the Making of Black Sea

Academy Award Winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald’s Black Sea” releases today in San Francisco bay area. 319 more words