This historical drama is set during the citizen unrest that occurred in 1967 Detroit, when the deaths of three black men inflamed the residents and led to 40 additional fatalities, along with the destruction or looting of 2,500 buildings.

Samir Mehta: “It ruled.”

I'm rather surprised that this movie didn't land with audiences. It's a harrowing, well-told tale of the Algiers Motel Incident in Detroit - dark, educational, and relevant. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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Scott Hardie: I had a feeling this would be good, but I deliberately avoided it anyway, because stories about miscarriages of justice by law enforcement make me intolerably angry. Everyone loved Making a Murderer on Netflix but I couldn't stand more than the three episodes I managed to watch; my fingernails were digging into my skin from clenching my fists so tightly. I will take your word for it on this one. − December 3, 2017 • more by Scott

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