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High Art or Hood Film: John Singleton's 'Boyz n the Hood'

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.

Danny McCaslin
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Radio (2003)

The white father-black son relationship is initiated by the white man's need for redemption.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Fighting Temptations (2003)

Having demonstrated conclusively that she's a whole lotta woman in Goldmember, Beyoncé Knowles now shows another side.

Cynthia Fuchs

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