Stonewall (2015)
First screened in September 2015
Director: Roland Emmerich. Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Jonny Beauchamp, Vladimir Alexis, Karl Glusman, Joey King, David Cubitt, Andrea Frankle, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ron Perlman, Otoja Abit, Joanne Vannicola, Atticus Mitchell, Caleb Landry Jones, Ben Sullivan, Johnny Falcone, Matt Craven, Larry Day, Alan C. Peterson, Richard Jutras. Screenplay: Jon Robin Baitz, as hard as this is to believe.

Twitter Capsule: Not the simple fiasco I expected; a weirder failure. Ponders but refuses a more complex take. Seems bored by actual riot?

VOR:   Look, they tried. That's one thing. This isn't value-less as an attempt, nor as a cautionary example of almost everything not to do when telling a story like this. Fascinatingly maladroit.

Photo © 2015 Roadside Attractions/Centropolis Entertainment

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D

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