We liked the movie and found it informative. I now have a better understanding of the NAACP and the wonderful work it does. I am also more impressed with Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and what he accomplished and the work he did. This was an interesting week for us when it comes to movies, two days ago we watched the movie Detroit and this evening we watched Marshall both made an impact on us. I now have a clearer understanding of the struggles blacks have had. I thought I knew but as I get older I realize it is not as clear as I thought it was. When I was 10 years old we spent 3 months at Camp Gordon located in Augusta Georgia. Our home was in Pasadena CA and we flew back there to be with my dad who was on active reserve duty for the Army. The year was 1952 and I was surprised when we went into Augusta to shop that there were separate drinking fountains and rest rooms for black people. I can still remember asking my mom why the black people were treated like that.
I was very disappointed. It's entertaining and the acting is excellent, but the plot is just a rehashing of To Kill a Mockingbird. Marshall's life, and his enormous impact, feel neglected by this movie. This movie merely skims the surface of the drama and passion it could have portrayed.
Educational, as it was
based on a true story .
excellent movie! Great true story without being too preachy or overly sentimental. Chadwick continues to prove his acting chops in every role he takes... good pacing, good message... highly recommend!
entertains as a courtroom drama while revealing the racist milieu in which that drama took place.
completely different than I was expecting (the blow-by-blow of Marshall's life) and very good watch
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