Ben Rolph Carolyn Hinds Diego Andaluz Kathia Woods

‘Judas And The Black Messiah’ Review: A Strikingly Powerful and Brutally Timely Film

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Shaka King’s latest feature film Judas And The Black Messiah Joined by contributors Ben Rolph (Discussing Film), Kathia Woods (Remezcla & Cup of Soul), and Carolyn Hinds (Observer), they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

Judas And The Black Messiah tells the story of Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party, who was assassinated in 1969 by a Cook County tactical unit on the orders of the FBI and Chicago Police Department.

Directed by Shaka King and starring Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother You) & Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), Judas And The Black Messiah is a romantic drama that releases on HBO MAX and in theaters on February 12th. Listen to our review below at the 46-minute mark or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

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