INVICTUS (Clint Eastwood, 2009)

Except that Morgan Freeman’s low-keyed performance as Nelson Mandela disappoints (Mandela had been petitioning Freeman for years to play him), I found Clint Eastwood’s Invictus substantial and engrossing. Perhaps guided by Anthony Peckham’s script, based on John Carlin’s book, Eastwood took the proper route: establishing President Mandela’s intention to be a racial conciliator for the […]