On-Air Film Review: 'The Woman King' Wins the Battle

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on September 15th, 2022, reviewing “The Woman King,” about Woman Warriors in 19th Century Africa. In theaters on September 16th..

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 3.5/5.0
Rating: 3.5/5.0

The Legend of “The Woman King” is in a based-on-truth story about the African kingdom of Dahomey during the early 19th Century. Viola Davis is General Nanisca, who leads a battalion of woman warriors called the Agojie, who protect King Ghezo (John Boyega) and the territory from European colonists and other tribes. When a new recruit named Nawi (Thuso Mbedu) joins the ranks, she has a secret that could change everything for the general and her troops.

“The Woman King” is in theaters beginning September 16th. Featuring Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim and John Boyega. Screenplay by Dana Stevens. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Rated “PG-13”

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