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‘The Birth Of A Nation’ Review: Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion Loses Some Power In Flawed Movie Treatment

Finally coming to theaters nine months after its Sundance triumph and subsequent controversy over the revelation of a 1999 campus rape case for its writer-director-producer-star Nate Parker, The Birth of a Nation is bringing a lot of baggage with it. In terms of reviewing a movie like this, do you take the film and the personal troubles of its creator into account, or do you separate th
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