Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah ★★★★

A few of the dramatic biopic contrivances - the bar/badge scene being a huge break in narrative verisimilitude - go way farther than they need to, especially considering the typed onslaught/mic drop of an ending; half of which is essential, half of which is a truncated Wikipedia entry to make up for this countries gaping educational ignorance. Hard to fault the film for that choice, but also illuminates several areas of narrative oversight. Kaluuya's eyes seem to have no bottom to them. Never trust the Illusive Man!

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