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Last night I went to see ‘Fruitvale Station’ after hearing all these rave reviews. I am not one that goes by reviews, I have to see and hear things on my own, and form my own opinion, and last night was no different.
Fruitvale Station (originally titled Fruitvale) is a 2013 American independent drama film written and directed by Ryan Coogler. It is Coogler’s first feature-length film. It is based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle at the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Station in Oakland, California. The film stars Michael B. Jordan, Academy Award winning actress Octavia Spencer, and Melonie Diaz. The film chronicles the experiences of Oscar Grant’s on his last day of life.