Ava DuVernay’s messy adaptation delivers visual sublimity and a strong message, punctuated by moments of unbearable awkwardness.
Netflix digs in on original releases, but it only takes one magnificent documentary to justify their process.
Selma is a miracle. A historical picture for the here and now; shocking in its immediacy, unprecedented in its nuance, and demanding in its execution. Selma is the best film of 2014.