‘The Butler’ highlights the civil rights era

An emotional tear jerker, tragic historical film, and keep you smiling comedy. The Butler proved to be all three as it tied in the civil rights movement with comedic actors and a touchy subject.

Probably one of the few movies that can make you laugh and cry at the same time.

Since the civil rights movement was a long process, the movie presented a trackable timeline that makes the event understandable. Even if you didn’t know anything about history, you would be able to gain some knowledge watching the film.

The actors gave it a serious feel and when it was needed to lighten the mood, some good jokes popped up here and there.

Overall, The Butler proved to be a hit that makes one think about the basis of the civil rights movement, but have you laughing your way through the story of a butler.