The film breathes exhilarating life into its tired premise, thanks to some dazzling action choreography, stylish visuals and–most importantly–a vintage anti-hero performance from Keanu Reeves.
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Much progress has been made in representing African-American life onscreen, but there's a long way to go.
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Director Ryan Coogler and his star Michael B. Jordan talk about the making of "Fruitvale Station," and why this project matters so much to them.
"Fruitvale Station" details the last day in the life of Oscar Grant, who was fatally shot by a BART police officer in the early hours of New Year's Day 2009 in Oakland, California. In this video report, film journalist Katherine Tulich interviews writer/director Ryan Coogler and the film's stars, Michael B.Jordan, Melonie Diaz and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer.