John Singleton
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Reviews // 8 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

High Art or Hood Film: John Singleton’s 'Boyz n the Hood'
8 Aug 2012 // 6:12 PM

When Boyz n the Hood was released in 1991, I wanted to see it. All of my friends wanted to see it. We were all 11 or 12, and we all wanted to see it for the same reasons our parents didn’t want us to see it; it was about the hood.

The Worst Films of 2011
9 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Nothing is more punishing than a bad movie. With these ten, 2011's torture was truly painful.

//Reviews

'Abduction' Fails to Turn Taylor Lautner into an Action Star
27 Sep 2011 // 12:20 AM

Taylor Lautner does the tinny script no favors: in an early partying scene, he's spectacularly awkward, and in general seems most comfortable when engaging in his go-to move of aw-shucks shirt removal.

30 for 30: Marion Jones: Press Pause
3 Nov 2010 // 12:07 AM

John Singleton sets up a provocative central dilemma for his documentary, Marion Jones: Press Pause: how could she could have gone so wrong?

//News

Five questions for 'Illegal Tender' producer John Singleton
23 Aug 2007 // 5:50 AM

John Singleton was back in town last week to talk about his new movie, "Illegal Tender," opening nationwide Friday. It's what Singleton calls "a straight-up

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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