Winning the Battle! On-Air Film Review of ‘The Woman King’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of 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..

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
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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “The Woman King” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, September 15th, 2022 …

“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” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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