TV Series Review: Snowfall (2017)

Crime drama is one of my favorite genres and some of the best crime shows such as THE SOPRANOS, BREAKING BAD, NARCOS, THE WIRE, OZARK and TRUE DETECTIVE have gotten several accolades throughout the years. But one show that I believe deserves more attention is SNOWFALL. Co-created by the late John Singleton, it’s about the …

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Guest Post: A tribute for the late JOHN SINGLETON

On April 29, 2019 director John Singleton passed away after suffering from stroke. He was only 51 years old. Singleton had a somewhat successful career in Hollywood. Even though he was the youngest film director ever to have been nominated by the Oscars for his first film BOYZ N’ THE HOOD, his career never reached …

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Rental Pick: John Singleton’s SHAFT (2000)

New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder. I've been curious about this movie for some time but I forgot that it's available on Netflix streaming. As …

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Random Thoughts: What happened to these directors’ (once-promising) career?

As a film director wannabe, I tend to follow the careers of professional filmmakers. To me,they're more interesting than movie stars. Yes, I'm one of the few people who doesn't really care about stars. Years ago, I met Tom Cruise in person and all I said to him was how much I enjoyed his films …

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