Awards Season, Reviews / 15.09.2022

A new film starring the ever-reliable Viola Davis is always cause for celebration (and awards season murmurs). And, as expected, she's delivered the goods yet again with another commanding performance in the rousing crowd-pleaser The Woman King. Get ready to hear Davis' name a lot this season. She's coming for her fifth Oscar nomination. An old-fashioned blockbuster in the same wheelhouse as films like Gladiator, Spartacus, and Braveheart, The Woman King stands taller by virtue of offering a Black female-led narrative we simply haven't seen before. Equally a thrilling historical...