"Emancipation" is a 2020 American action film directed by Peter Berg and starring Will Smith. The film tells the story of a young man named Marcus (Smith) who runs away from his abusive home and enlists in the Union Army during the Civil War. As he fights for the freedom of others, Marcus must also confront the demons of his past and find the strength to stand up for himself.
"Emancipation" received mixed reviews upon its release. Some praised Smith's performance and the film's powerful themes of self-empowerment and social justice, while others criticized the film's formulaic plot and heavy-handed approach to its subject matter. Overall, "Emancipation" is a well-acted and emotionally powerful film that tackles important issues of race and equality in America.
"Bullet Train" is a 2020 Japanese action film directed by David Leitch and starring Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Brian Tyree Henry. The film is based on the Japanese novel "Maria Beetle" by Kotaro Isaka.
The film is set on a high-speed train traveling from Tokyo to Morioka, and follows a group of hitmen and assassins who are all on board, each with their own target. As they clash and try to eliminate each other, they are forced to confront their own motivations and the consequences of their actions.
"Bullet Train" received mixed reviews upon its release. Some praised the film's fast-paced action and strong performances, while others criticized its lack of depth and derivative plot. Overall, "Bullet Train" is a well-made action film that delivers on thrills and entertainment value, but may not offer much in the way of substance.