Tag Archive for 'Nelson Mandela'

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom (Blu-ray Review)

It is always very difficult to put together a biopic based on the story of individuals who were able to accomplish so much and live such large lives.  Steven Spielberg figured out a way to do it with his take on Abraham Lincoln, in Lincoln, as he focused on a very specific time frame.  Clint […]


‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’ Moves To Blu-ray This March

While it did not end up as a favorite of the year for me, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom was a commendable effort, thanks to the very good performances from both Idris Elba and Naomie Harris.  Now the film will be available for all, come March 18th.  Here’s some official info:  Nelson Mandela’s extraordinary journey […]


Invictus (Blu-ray Review)

I’ve always had a weak spot for rousing sports movies where the underdogs battle the odds and win, so I was looking forward to Invictus for that reason plus the great cast and the direction of Clint Eastwood, whom I’ve admired as an actor and as a director.  Unlike say, Rocky, Invictus is about more […]