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'The Woman King' Spoiler-Free Video Review | TIFF 2022

“The Woman King” is one of many highly anticipated titles premiering at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, and one that Managing Editor Sean O’Connell was lucky enough to catch. Watch as he shares his spoiler-free review of the film, which is filled with praise for stars Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu, as well as Director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s brutal fight sequence.

Video Chapters:

00:00 - Intro / Viola Davis Tease 

00:54 - Thuso Mbedu’s Stunning Performance 

03:03 - Viola Davis: Action Star 

04:50 - Character-Building Fight Choreography 

08:13 - Final Thoughts & Star Rating 

09:54 - Outro

Katie Hughes
Senior Video Producer

Katie was born and raised in St. Louis, and got her degree in Journalism even though she was the first to raise her hand when a professor asked "who here hates reporting?" She loves everything about editing video content, which probably stems from her obsession with movies and TV since she was young. When she's not dominating at Scene It? or crafting a video, she's probably snuggling with her dog or re-watching Game of Thrones for the seventh time.