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‘The Woman King’ Takes Some Historical Liberties. So What? – Book and Film Globe

‘The Woman King’ Takes Some Historical Liberties. So What? – Book and Film Globe

The Woman King is a throwback to the sweeping historical epics of the ’90s, with a twist: Its heroes are all Black women. It stars Viola Davis as the leader of an all-female army, the Agojie, in the West African kingdom of Dahomey. The Agojie are reportedly the...
The True Story Behind The Woman King

The True Story Behind The Woman King

Sony Pictures’ “The Woman King,” starring Viola Davis, is now playing in theaters, and much like past historical actioners like “Braveheart” or “Gladiator,” those who venture out to see the film will likely be wondering how much of it is rooted in fact. John Boyega,...
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