Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Films in Cinemas/Also Showing

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Films in Cinemas/Also Showing

Article excerpt

MONSTERS AND MEN (15, 95 mins) The feature-length debut of acclaimed short films director Reinaldo Marcus Green is a timely drama about the police shooting of an African-American man, told from three contrasting and equally vital perspectives.

Green's script spends roughly one third of the running time on each of these characters. They include local resident Manny Ortega (Anthony Ramos), who captures the incident on camera, undercover cop Dennis Williams (John David Washington), who contemplates testifying against the officer responsible, and gifted high school student Zyrick (Kelvin Harrison Jr), whose dreams of a college baseball scholarship may be waylaid by an urge to take to the streets and protest.

THE RAFT (12A, 98 mins) IN 1973, Spanish-Mexican anthropologist Santiago Genoves conceived the Acali Experiment. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.