Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald spoke with Solzy at the Movies about The Mauritanian, which tells the story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi. The Mauritanian is based on Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s book, Guantanamo Diary, and is set to open exclusively in theaters on February 12, 2021. Macdonald previously took home an Oscar for the 1999 Munich massacre documentary One Day in September. Select film credits include Whitney, How I Live Now, and The Last King of Scotland. …"Kevin Macdonald talks The Mauritanian"
Mixing in archival footage with contemporary interviews, Whitney serves as a stark reminder that celebrities don’t live perfect lives. Whitney Houston had it all. The singer was already a star on the rise as the 1980s transitioned into the 1990s but shot into super-stardom when The Bodyguard was released. The singer had been inspired by Marvin Gaye’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and made it her own when asked to perform at the 1991 Super…"Whitney: A Tribute to the Queen of Pop"