We're assessing a somewhat controversial film with a central theme around racism. It is clear that this film was created to entertain and not inform. This film generated a lot of discussion that we did not record and led each of us to do more research on racism in America in the 1960s
Join us as we review this Best Picture runner-up, 2011's period drama, "The Help". Instead of our usual Plot Summary MadLibs, we do a live quiz where the winner gets to choose the next Spin The Wheel category... Oh there will be blood...
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Written and directed by Tate Taylor, based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett. Produced Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan. Composer Thomas Newman. Starring an incredible ensemble cast with Viola Davis, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Allison Janney, and Spaz's future ex-girlfriend, Emma Stone.
With a budget of $25mil, it made $216 mil in the box office. Currently a 8.0 on IMDb.
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