Reviews

THE WRAP - March 19, 2018 - "How My Time in Prison Saved My Life – and Led to a Career in Hollywood (Guest Blog)” by Michael Ashton. 

https://www.thewrap.com/prison-saved-life-career-hollywood-forgiven-michael-ashton-tutu/

UNGER THE RADAR - March 21, 2018 - "Interview with Screenwriter Michael Ashton (The Forgiven)” by Randy Unger.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfAuExxXZOI&t=6s

FILM SCHOOL REJECTS - March 21, 2018 - "ROLAND JOFFÉ ON EXPLORING THE HUMANITY BEHIND ATROCITY IN ‘THE FORGIVEN’” by Brad Gullickson.

https://filmschoolrejects.com/roland-joffe-interview-the-forgiven/

COLLIDER - March 20, 2018 - "Eric Bana on Why ‘The Forgiven’ Was His Most Intimidating Movie Yet” by Christina Radish. 
http://collider.com/eric-bana-interview-the-forgiven/

MAXIMUM FUN - March 19, 2018 - Forest Whitaker’s interview on NPR’s Bullseye with Jesse Thorn:

http://www.maximumfun.org/tags/forgiven

FILM INQUIRY - March 16, 2018 - "THE FORGIVEN: Whitaker & Bana At Their Respective Bests” by Alex Arabian.

https://www.filminquiry.com/the-forgiven-2018-review/

FILM THREAT - March 15, 2018 - “The Forgiven” by Anthony Ray Bench. 7 out of 10 review.

http://filmthreat.com/reviews/the-forgiven/

LA WEEKLY - March 14, 2018 - "Oscar-Winning Actor Forest Whitaker Is Working for Peace and Conflict Resolution” by Paul Rogers. 

http://www.laweekly.com/arts/oscar-winning-actor-forest-whitaker-is-working-for-peace-and-conflict-resolution-9250750

REEL TALKER - March 13, 2018 - "Interview: Writer Michael Ashton” by Jim Alexander.

https://reeltalker.com/2018/03/13/interview-writer-michael-ashton/

FILM SCHOOL REJECTS - March 12, 2018 - "ERIC BANA ON WEARING THE SKIN OF EVIL IN ‘THE FORGIVEN’” by Brad Gullickson. 
https://filmschoolrejects.com/eric-bana-the-forgiven-interview/


THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER - March 12, 2018 - Eric Bana on Using Ex-Offenders & a Real Prison for 'The Forgiven' | In Studio With THR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3TeKxcgX6g

TALK STOOP - March 12, 2018 - Forest Whitaker appearance on behalf of THE FORGIVEN. 

https://app.wipster.io/Review/CVzGEQCfHpeO6seDvcpbqwx6uaN4aB4ZZd4HLrSGZrH_fEnSSw#timecode=0m45s12f

CHRISTIAN TODAY - March 12, 2018 - "Forest Whitaker reveals what he learned after playing Desmond Tutu in 'The Forgiven’” by Czarina Ong.

https://www.christiantoday.com/article/forest-whitaker-reveals-what-he-learned-after-playing-desmond-tutu-in-the-forgiven/127028.htm

NO FILM SCHOOL - March 12, 2018 - "Discover How This Playwright Mined His Own Prison Experience to Create 'The Forgiven’” by Max Winter. 
https://nofilmschool.com/2018/03/michael-ashton-writing-forgiven-interview

WORLD FILM GEEK - March 12, 2018 - "Being “Forgiven”: An Interview with Playwright/Screen Writer Michael Ashton” by Albert Valentin.  

https://worldfilmgeek.com/2018/03/12/being-forgiven-an-interview-with-playwright-screen-writer-michael-ashton/

AMFM MAGAZINE - March 11, 2018 - "THE FORGIVEN: Director/Co-writer Roland Joffé INTERVIEW” by Christine Thompson. http://www.amfm-magazine.com/the-forgiven-director-co-writer-roland-joffe-interview/

THE FOUR OR FIVE - March 9, 2018 - From the bars of an English prison to the red carpet of an LA premiere with Forest Whitaker- Meet playwright and screenwriter Michael Ashton

https://www.thefourohfive.com/film/article/from-the-bars-of-an-english-prison-to-the-red-carpet-of-an-la-premiere-with-forest-whitaker-meet-playwright-and-screenwriter-michael-ashton-152

SAG-AFTRA FOUNDATION (Youtube) - March 9, 2018 - "Conversations with Eric Bana of THE FORGIVEN."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rp5LrA7ZJ9o&feature=youtu.be

KTLA 5 NEWS - March 8, 2018 - Eric Bana on Shooting in a Prison in New Movie "The Forgiven"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqNiq-ONtbg

YAHOO! - LIVE TALK with Eric Bana about his new movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hFgfbECu08

FOREST WHITAKER’S TWITTER - March 8, 2018 

https://twitter.com/ForestWhitaker/status/971772287082000384

UNODC - March 8, 2018 - "UNODC co-hosts world premiere of 'The Forgiven', spotlights need for reformation and social rehabilitation of prisoners."

http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2018/March/unodc-co-hosts-world-premiere-of-the-forgiven--spotlights-need-for-reformation-and-social-rehabilitation-of-prisoners.html?ref=fs1

KTTV FOX 11 (Los Angeles) - March 7, 2018 - “"Los Angeles premiere of "The Forgiven.” 
http://www.foxla.com/news/local-news/los-angeles-premiere-of-the-forgiven

YAHOO! ENTERTAINMENT - March 5, 2018 - ““Forest Whitaker On The Film, "The Forgiven.” Reposting AOL Build interview.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/forest-whitaker-describes-doing-scenes-205226826.html

YAHOO! FINANCE - March 5, 2018 - ““Forest Whitaker On The Film, "The Forgiven.” Reposting AOL Build interview.

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/forest-whitaker-film-forgiven-205254867.html

ENTERTAINMENT FUSE - October 29, 2017 - "Forest Whittaker takes on Eric Bana in this intense post-apartheid political thriller."

http://www.entertainmentfuse.com/bfi-london-film-festival-2017-review-forgiven/

THE UPCOMING - October 13, 2017 - "BFI London Film Festival review: ★★★★★ Guy Lambert"

https://www.theupcoming.co.uk/2017/10/13/london-film-festival-2017-the-forgiven-review/