Serve yourself a heaping helping of ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’

Forest Whitaker is brilliant in 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'
Forest Whitaker is brilliant in ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’

Combining a compelling story with an ethereal resemblance to the historical presentation in Forrest Gump, Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels has come up with a superior film that has his name in front of it on the marquee.  Lee Daniels’ The Butler wasn’t given that title due to his tremendous achievement, or from any egotistical notions.  The name change from “The Butler” was mandated by rules involving movie titles.

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‘Red Tails’ soars – but lacks real historic context

Bombers take to the skies over Europe in 'Red Tails'
Bombers take to the skies over Europe in ‘Red Tails’

[rating=3]Starring: Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Tristan Wilds, Marcus T. Paulk, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Daniela Ruah
Director(s): Anthony Hemingway
Writer(s): John Ridley and Aaron McGruder, from the book by John B. Holway

If you are a serious history buff, or want detailed information on the history and training of the famed Tuskegee Airmen of World War II, then director Anthony Hemingway’s Red Tails is not the best choice available to you.

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