Betrayal! On-Air Review of ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on February 11th, 2021, reviewing the new film “Judas and the Black Messiah,” in theaters and streaming on HBO Max beginning February 12th, 2021.

“Judas and the Black Messiah” is set in 1969, as a new leader and movement emerged after the 1968 killing of Dr. King … the Black Panthers became more relevant in urban communities. In Chicago, the Panther chairman was the charismatic Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya of GET OUT), whose leadership quality was a positive combination of Malcolm X and Dr. King. FBI director J Edgar Hoover (Martin Sheen) wants no more “Black Messiahs” so the the FBI plants an informant Judas (LaKeith Stanfield) to spy on Hampton and bring him down.

Judas and the Black Messiah
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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “Judas and the Black Messiah” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, February 11th, 2021 …

“Judas and the Black Messiah” is available to stream on HBO Max and in theaters beginning February 12th. Featuring Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield and Martin Sheen. Screenplay by Shaka King and Will Berson. Directed by Shaka King. Rated “R” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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