THE WOMAN KING

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Stars: Viola Davis, John Boyega, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, Jordan Bolger, Jimmy Odukoya, Sheila Atim, Jayme Lawson, Masali Baduza. A rousing full blooded female centric action film like this is something of a rarity in a cinematic landscape dominated by special effects heavy superhero movies. However, in recent years we’ve had films like Gunpowder Milkshake and The 355. Joining that short list is The Woman King, a historical epic set in the African kingdom of Dahomey (now known as Continue reading