Thursday, January 15, 2015

Selma: History brought to life

The march to Montgomery for voter rights.
It's the story, stupid.

That's what the Movie Slut always says. In other words, a terrific story makes a terrific movie (or book or newspaper story.) So why isn't this movie about Dr. Martin Luther King's struggle to get the Voting Rights Act of 1965 passed an unequivocal winner?

Sure, there are powerful moments. Some that brought MS to tears. The beginning was shocking. The end was inspiring. Alas, the middle had too many draggy moments.

Still, MS calls this flick a must-see. She'd even see it again.

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