Film Preview: The Banker (2020)

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(November 10, 2019) Original
(March 1, 2020) New Release Date (changed from 12/6/19) / New Poster (#2)

Release Date:

March 6, 2020

Synopsis:

From IMDb: “Story of one of the first African-American bankers in the United States.”

Poster Rating: C / C

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Review: (#1) The choice of black-and-white might be the worst decision made even if symbolic to the film’s themes. The lack of background details make for dull viewing.

(#2) A black-and-white design that feels fitting, but also bland and vacant.

Trailer Rating: B-

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Review: It’s a straightforward trailer that explains what’s going on and tries very hard to elevate the film’s importance. While the cast is solid, the premise is laid out lazily and it ultimately feels like something we don’t really need to see.

Oscar Prospects:

With no buzz heading into Oscar season, this film seems to have come out of nowhere and that’s seldom a good sign for Oscar contention in spite of its stellar cast.

Trailer #1


Posters



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