So How Inaccurate is 'Selma' Exactly?

December 30, 2014 10:45 AM

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And this is when the potential Oscar winners start deflecting criticism from all angles. With Ava DuVernay's acclaimed Selma now the second favourite (behind Boyhood) to win Best Picture at the Oscar, the Academy Award mud-slinging has well and truly begun.

As Deadline points out, two recent opinion pieces have questioned the historical inaccuracy of the movie, particularly its representation of President Lyndon B Johnson, played in the movie by Tom Wilkinson.

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