A fascinating true (partially) tale of how a woman led the search for the body of King Richard III & fought against the established view that he was a villain.
Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches (2022)
Through 5 great speeches performed by 5 Black actors, interspersed with cogent commentary, we are shown the importance of this prophetic orator to American history.
Natalie Portman is terrific as Jackie Kennedy. 5 stars. Click the image to read my entire review.
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
Think of this Swedish comedy as Zelig meets Being There meets Forest Gump. Click the movie still to read my entire review.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014)
This animated romp through history with a genius dog and his boy is delightful. Click the title of the film here to read my entire review.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Black Cecil Gaines, serving as a butler at the White House, endures racism but sees the growing civil rights movement advance the status of his
Vision: From the Life of Hildegard of Bingen (2009)
The story of how the visionary nun Hildegard of Bingen rose to head a convent during the Middle Ages and stand up to her male opponents, even daring to criticizing the pope.