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Sun 26 April: THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND

Forest Whitaker and James McAvoy star in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND (2006) at The Roxy Bar & Screen on Sunday afternoon, 26th April.

While in Uganda on a medical mission, Scottish doctor Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy) becomes the personal physician and close confidante of dictator Idi Amin (Forest Whitaker). 82 more words

Drama

Movie Mondays: The Last King of Scotland

This week’s “Movie Monday” film is the 2006 drama The Last King of Scotland.  The film stars Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington and Gillian Anderson. 494 more words

Pop Culture

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

Film

Podcast: Kevin Macdonald on the Making of Black Sea

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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

Culture

The Last King of Scotland (2006) - Viewed 18/01/2015

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Featuring: Forest Whittaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, David Oyelowo

Age Rating: 15

Yesterday I stumbled across a film which has been on the watch-list for almost 8 years, and it most definitely delivered. 257 more words

Film Reviews

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN

Olanna (Thandie Newton) and Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) are two glamorous sisters from a wealthy Nigerian family. Returning to a very privileged life in the newly independent 1960’S Nigeria after their very expensive education in an English school, they make very different choices in their life which shock their family. 172 more words

Film News

The Last King of Scotland

Having a natural repulsion to movies that have anything to do with politics, like every faithful culture industry addict, the usual frown settled into place as I watched… 790 more words

Movie Reviews