Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Selma 2014

Selma has got the movie it deserves. This is a film with energy, momentum and exuberance as it captures one of the rare slices of history in which the flame of the spirit burns, when right confronts might. The central image is of police batons raining blows and cracking skulls, as the people march.  It is a naked face of brutality, power at it's most corrupt. Its hard to watch, and inevitably brings to mind a similar sequence from Attenborough's film. This is a riveting movie--a must see.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

There are moments which make the film feel like those flat standard biopic movie, but it is still a powerful film vividly presenting its subjects on the screen.