Subject:

John Singleton

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    The Story of N.W.A.'s "Boyz-n-the-Hood" and The First Time It Ever Earned Radio Airplay

    ​Today marks the 20th anniversary of John Singleton's Boyz n the Hood, the film that, in many ways, put the tragic world of Los Angeles street culture into our nation's collective consciousness. Really, it's a point relative to nothing other than the fact that it might make a few of us feel old. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    To Get Into All Those All-Star Game Parties, It'll Cost You a Thou. That's Ludacris!

    ​Here's the most up-to-date list of NBA All-Star Weekend parties I've seen to date -- though there are some notable no-shows, among them John Singleton's "Black Hollywood Red Carpet" throwdown with Vivica A. Fox at the Fashion Industry Gallery on February 14. That's because that particular event i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Dwyane Wade and the "Dallas Dynasty"?

    ​After the jump you'll find a video invite just posted to Vimeo in which you're invited to the Fashion Industry Gallery on Ross Avenue February 13 for a shindig being billed as "Dallas Dynasty 2010: Flash to the Future," which will be "hosted" by the Miami Heat guard. It's but one of two wingdings ... More >>

  • Film

    August 24, 2006

    About a Boi

    OutKast's Depression-era hip-hop musical has a loving respect for the old South

  • Film

    March 23, 2006

    It's a Crime

    Spike Lee's Inside Man plots the heist of your moviegoing dollars

  • Home Entertainment

    December 22, 2005
  • Film

    February 3, 2005

    The Hustle

    Why the biggest deal at Sundance was no big deal at all

  • Film

    June 5, 2003

    2 the Extreme

    The high-speed sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious delivers more noise and more flash

  • Film

    June 28, 2001

    Absolute Beginners

    John Singleton casts a fresh gaze on his hood in Baby Boy

  • Film

    October 12, 2000

    Viva la Vistas

    We had lost faith in local film festivals--until this one

  • Film

    June 15, 2000

    Getting the Shaft

    Singleton's bad mutha is just that, so shut yo' mouth

  • Film

    April 2, 1998

    Oys and girls

    Renee Zellweger makes a convincing Jewish feminist rebel in A Price Above Rubies

  • Film

    February 27, 1997

    A tale of two towns

    In Rosewood, the truth is black and white and red all over

  • Film

    October 24, 1996

    Fantastic voyage

    Spike Lee's Get on the Bus takes us to amazing places

  • Film

    October 12, 1995

    Menace II reason

    The Hughes brothers' Dead Presidents wallows in manufactured despair

  • Film

    September 7, 1995

    Time inspired

    Clockers is a searing sordid exorcism for Spike Lee

  • Film

    April 20, 1995

    Shooting blanks

    Melvin and Mario Van Peebles' Festival-capping historical drama Panther is a muddled mess

  • Film

    January 12, 1995

    B.S. 101

    John Singleton's college melodrama Higher Learning is a baffling misfire

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