JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
Review: A young criminal is blackmailed by the FBI into infiltrating the Illinois Black Panther Party movement which took place in the late 1960’s.
Director: Shaka King
Actors: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Algee Smith, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Lil Rel Howery, Dominique Thorne, Martin Sheen, Amari Cheatom, Khris Davis, Ian Duff, Caleb Eberhardt, Robert Longstreet, Amber Chardae Robinson, Ikechukwu Ufomadu and James Udom
Genre: Biography, Drama and History
Based on true events. Both LaKeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya give fantastic performances. Apparently, LaKeith Stanfield stated in an interview that he needed therapy after shooting this film. At the Academy Awards in 2021 this won 2 awards. They were for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Daniel Kaluuya) and Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song). At the Bafta Awards in 2021 this won for Best Supporting Actor (Daniel Kaluuya). At the Golden Globe Awards in 2021 this won for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Daniel Kaluuya).