R | 1 Hour 45 Minutes | Drama
Written & Directed By : Elegance Bratton
Stars: Jeremy Pope, Gabrielle Union, Bokeem Woodbine
In Elegance Bratton’s deeply moving film inspired by his own story, a young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. But even as he battles deep-seated prejudice and the grueling routines of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength, and support in this new community, giving him a hard-earned sense of belonging that will shape his identity and forever change his life..
Rotten Tomato Score: 88%
Critic Consensus: Although it’s frustratingly clumsy in certain respects, The Inspection is an affecting actors’ showcase in service of some truly worthy themes
Audience Score: 90%