The film as a whole measures up to Forest Whitaker's performance...one of the great performances of modern movie history.
Great as Whitaker is in this juicy slab of Oscar bait, Macdonald's movie doesn't have much to offer beyond a pair of stunning performances, propulsive editing, fantastic scenery and the heartbeat rhythms of African music. show more
Whitaker is on fire, and as long as he's onscreen, King keeps you riveted. show more