Small Axe Mangrove



Critic Ratings: 5
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Critic Reviews for Mangrove

The most striking moments of Mangrove, Steve McQueen's triumphant invocation of Black British history, aren't of anger, tears, or passion -- they're of silence.

Oct 12, 2020 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Weaves the message so naturally into the experience of watching a story about people that it never has the patronising smugness the words "message movie" tend to imply.

Dec 30, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Mangrove is vital viewing in 2020.

Dec 3, 2020 | Full Review…

This wouldn't be a proper courtroom drama without grand speeches, and Mangrove has several, including the final statements, which register as powerfully as needed.

Nov 19, 2020 | Full Review…

There has never been a film more timely than Steve McQueen's compelling drama. With an array of powerful performances driving the story, Mangrove is as educational as it is essential.

Oct 10, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…