Just Mercy #Movie #FREE #Rental #Inspiration #BryanStevenson

“Just Mercy” is still FREE to rent on Vudu here.

A powerful and thought-provoking true-story, “Just Mercy” follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan might have had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley (Brie Larson). One of his first, and most incendiary cases is that of Walter McMillian (Jamie Foxx), who was sentenced to die for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a preponderance of evidence proving his innocence and the fact that the only testimony against him came from a criminal with a motive to lie. In the years that follow, Bryan becomes embroiled in a labyrinth of legal and political maneuverings and overt and unabashed racism as he fights for Walter, and others like him, with the odds and the system stacked against them.

—Gregg Brilliant

This movie (and the book by Bryan Stevenson) was one of the best movies I have seen in the last year. It was inspiring and gut-wrenching and horrifying, but it was so powerful too. To see the tireless fight for justice and freedom of a wrongfully convicted man on death row by questionable circumstantial evidence, pinned on a man because of the color of his skin, was exhilirating.

Everyone needs to watch this film!



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s