Review: Based on a true story, Ron Stallworth is the first African American police officer from Colorado Springs who runs an undercover investigation into the Ku Klux Klan.
Director: Spike Lee
Actors: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Alec Baldwin, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Robert John Burke, Brian Tarantina, Arthur J. Nascarella, Ken Garito, Frederick Weller, Michael Buscemi, Damaris Lewis, Ato Blankson-Wood, Corey Hawkins and Dared Wright
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime and Drama
I thought that each of the performances were really strong. I haven’t seen a bad film yet with Adam Driver in. He always gives an amazing performance. I very much enjoyed the musical score in this. I did feel that there were some scenes in this that were really horrifying and hard to watch. Having said that there were some scenes that I found really moving. I thought that Spike Lee has done an amazing job directing this film. Apparently, the real Ron Stallworth had originally wanted Denzel Washington to play him, but was ecstatic to find out his son got the role. At the Academy Awards in 2019 this won 1 Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. At the Bafta Awards in 2019 this won 1 award for Best Screenplay (Adapted).