American Sniper

“There are three types of people in the world,” Wayne Kyle tells his son across the dinner table, “sheep, wolves and sheepdogs.” In this scenario, Chris Kyle is a sheepdog, having become one of the most accomplished marksmen in US military history. Chris recorded his extraordinary experiences in a series of memoirs, which have received a Hollywood makeover in “American Sniper”.

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50 years ago, Martin Luther King led a history-changing campaign to secure equal voting rights via a march from Selma to Montgomery. This culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Based on these events, Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” is a strong reminder of America’s tormented racial history and how far society has come over the last half a century.

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