Tagged with Oscar Grant

Interview: Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler

Interview: Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler

If you were following the USA news back in 2009 you’ll be aware of how the story of Oscar Grant ends. But do you know how it started? First-time director Ryan Coogler, and Oakland California Bay Area resident, used his blossoming talents to woo producer Forest Whitaker and tell the story of Oscar from the other … Continue reading

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

If you’ve not yet heard about the Oscar Grant case that rocked America back in 2009, don’t Google it. Don’t even watch the tad-too-telling trailer as this is one of those ignorance is bliss movies. Just know that it’s powerful, dramatic and has Michael B. Jordan (The Wire, That Awkward Moment) doing a fine job … Continue reading