Will Smith delivers a powerhouse performance as the Nigerian pathologist who discovered the link between multiple concussions in NFL athletes and acquired brain injury and mental illness. The horrific aftermath is premature death, suicide and a hidden toll on families struggling to come to terms with the slow unravelling of their loved ones.
The heroic doctor's subsequent demonization by the powers that be intent on maintaining the money train in their patch of turf turned this into a David vs Goliath battle reminiscent of the fight against Big Tobacco. The only drawback is knowing that in the decade since this revelation little has changed. As the tagline says, 'Nothing hits harder than the truth'. A+++