Running time: 126 minutes. Rated PG-13 (sequences of strong violence, some disturbing material, thematic content, brief language and partial nudity). In theaters Sept. 16.
TORONTO — “The Woman King” marks a ceasefire between two long-warring foes: Action and acting.
During the Viola Davis-led movie, which premiered Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival, we are whisked back to the glory days of the 1980s and ‘90s when big budgets, battle scenes, romance and drama were routinely mixed into one crowd-pleasing package.