Worth Watching - Nov 6: Denzel Washington's The Great Debaters

November 6, 2007
Source: Yahoo

The Great Debaters Trailer

It must be the year, but the number of big actors who are turning into directors grows every day. The latest is Denzel Washington who is debuting his second directorial effort, The Great Debaters, on Christmas Day. Set back in 1935, The Great Debaters is based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas who inspired his students to form the school's first debate team. This actually looks really damn good, I'm quite impressed. Oscar contender?

Watch the trailer for The Great Debaters:

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You can also watch The Great Debaters trailer in High Definition at Yahoo

The Great Debaters is directed by Denzel Washington, whose first directorial debut was Antwone Fisher. The film's screenplay was written by Robert Eisele (Breach of Contract) and Suzan-Lori Parks (Girl 6, Their Eyes Were Watching God). The Great Debaters opens in theaters everywhere on Christmas Day, December 25th.

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  • Eh, average looking. LET FREEDOM WRITTERS BE A CONTENDER! THat was great.
  • Joe H
    Denzel Washington is immortal. I'll be there day one.
  • Candice
    I am a Wiley grad and am anxious to see this movie. It is an honor to be an alum of this institution. Oh, Wiley Dear, ever we sing thy praise.......(a verse from our alma mater.)
  • I agree with looks fantastic and may be an Oscar contender. Ang
  • jo
    I look forward to seeing this masterpiece. Masterful because it showcases not only the phenomenial Denzel Washington and profoundly unforgetable, Forrest Whittaker, but also the up and coming team of debaters. Awesome cast! Prolific story. Dynamic truth. I will not miss this. I live not far from Wiley! Graduated from a predominately white university. I know the struggle. And I applaud those who dare to tell of the journey. Keep on keeping on Oprah!
  • acevaz
    saw the movie and it was awesome! I haven't seen a movie that has inspired me in a very long time. This is Oscar material for sure!




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