In the 2-disc edition, the first disc includes no extra material, but the second disc includes an audio commentary , a making of documentary , deleted scenes , featurettes , and a still gallery. The Manchurian Candidate As someone pointed out, the white characters are demonized I would say "stereotyped" and not only by cretinous pig farmers in Texas but by the young Harvard debaters whose delicate features and snooty bearing make them seem like Stepford Scions. Ruth Tolson : [ smiling mischievously ] Not me. Stand For? What Onwunali really loved was acting, but a speech impediment left him with low confidence. Denzel Washington is my favorite actor of all time.
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Sign in. Watch now. Title: The Great Debaters Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins. The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.
The Great Debaters is a American biographical drama film directed by and starring Denzel Washington. It is based on an article written about the Wiley College debate team by Tony Scherman for the spring issue of American Legacy. The film was released in theaters on December 25, Based on a true story, the plot revolves around the efforts of debate coach Melvin B. Tolson Denzel Washington at Wiley College , a historically black college related to the Methodist Episcopal Church, South now The United Methodist Church , to place his team on equal footing with whites in the American South during the s, when Jim Crow laws were common and lynch mobs were a fear for blacks.
Denzel Washington is my favorite actor of all time. But the list below is movies of his I highly recommend and enjoyed. So enjoy! Poet and professor Melvin B. He decides to start a debate team, something nearly unheard of at a black college.