Hor­rors of liv­ing on death row

Sky Cin­ema

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - THE WATCHINGLI­ST -

Pre­miere Based on a true story, Michael B. Jordan proves his con­sid­er­able ta­lents once again as an ide­al­is­tic young lawyer tak­ing on the cases of death row in­mates.

Jamie Foxx re­cov­ers from a few strange cre­ative choices of late with a strong turn play­ing con­victed mur­der­erWal­ter “Johnny D” McMil­lan.

The­hope­less­ness and hor­ror of life on death row has rarely been por­trayed bet­ter on screen.

The fate of all in­volved re­mains un­cer­tain un­til the grip­ping fi­nale as di­rec­tor Destin Daniel Cret­ton favours char­ac­ter work over grand­stand­ing.

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