Movie Preview: Judas and the Black Messiah

Movie Preview: Judas and the Black Messiah

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros
Photo courtesy of Warner Bros

A powerful drama based on a true story

FBI informant William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and watches their leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A thief, O’Neal enjoys the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton’s political skill grows just as he’s falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands?
Follow the story when Judas and the Black Messiah opens in cinemas on April 22.

Vocabulary

  • comrade: a friend, especially someone you have fought together with in a war or worked with - เพื่อน, มิตรสนิท
  • infiltrate: to enter or make somebody enter a place or an organization secretly, especially in order to get information that can be used against it - แทรกซึมเข้าไป
  • informant: someone who secretly gives information about someone to the police or someone in authority - ผู้ให้ข้อมูล, ผู้บอก, ผู้แจ้ง
  • manipulate: to control something or someone to your advantage, often unfairly or dishonestly - จัดการเพื่อหวังผลอย่างใดอย่างหนึ่ง
  • revolutionary (adj): involving a great or complete change - การเปลี่ยนแปลงระบบอย่างมาก
  • soul: the spiritual part of a person or thing - วิญญาณ
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