The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution Reviews

August 23, 2018
Vanguard, sadly, spends much of its time describing the boring and irrelevant power struggles between the biggest egos in the organization.
October 22, 2015
The film doesn't shake our suspicion that the stories being told have calcified into legend.
September 16, 2015
If Nelson's well-intentioned doc never catches fire, it recalls incendiary times.
September 11, 2015
In the end, Vanguard becomes more of a nostalgic ode than a plumbing of history.
April 9, 2015
Alas, its ultra-conventional, this-then-that approach, peppered with the reminiscences of long-since mellowed talking heads, rarely feels suited to the messy politics and personal lives of Black Panther Party firebrands ...