Roots begins with Kunta Kinte, emerging from childhood and undergoing warrior training in his tribal homeland. The slavers arrive soon enough, and after a harrowing three-month ride back across the Atlantic, Kunta is sold, becomes Toby under his new master, attempts repeated escapes, and eventually accepts his fate as he settles down with a wife and child. The Revolutionary War comes and goes, and Toby's daughter Kizzy is sold, becoming the mother of her new master's son, known as Chicken George. Chicken George in turn is sent to England to pay off a gambling debt. When he returns home after 14 years, he is a free man. The Civil War arrives, and the rest of the slaves are freed. Soon enough the family faces the perils of vehement racism and the KKK, and Chicken George finally leads his family to safety in a new settlement.
Continue reading: Roots Review
The rocker will release the new record next year.
On the eve of series three making its debut on Netflix, its creator Charlie Brooker confirmed that Foster was lined up to direct an episode for next...
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista return.
Almost pathologically buoyant, this brightly colourful animated comedy is so cheeky that it's impossible to dislike.
A report in Variety suggests that Firth could play the role of William Weatherall Wilkins in 'Mary Poppins Returns'.