Thursday, August 11, 2011

worth watching

Inspired by a true story, The Great Debaters highlights a bright spot in a dark period of American History and is a grande illustration of the potential power inherent in sharing one's personal opinion so effectively that it becomes - well - less personal.

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Two-time Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington (American Gangster) directs and stars with Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (Last King of Scotland) in this important and deeply inspiring page from the not-so-distant past (Richard Roeper, At the Movies with Ebert and Roeper). Inspired by a true story, Washington shines as a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite. via

1 comment:

Bunny Wilson said...

thanks for the recommendation! I have trouble finding anything worth watching anymore.