Boyz n the Hood

One out of every 21 Black-American males will be murdered in their lifetime…most will die at the hands of another black male. In 1984 Inglewood, California, ten-year-old Tre is intellectually gifted, but lacks direction and the right influence, raised only by his single mother, Reva (Angela Bassett). The decision is made to send him to […]

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Shaft (2019)

The Holy Shaftity. Private detective John Shaft II (Samuel L. Jackson) has always been a sex machine to all the chicks, balancing his need for exacting the law with lust. Destined to forever be a childless bachelor? No. In 1989, he and Maya (Regina Hall) were not only married, they had a son, of course […]

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What to Watch: Shaft (2000)

THE STORY: It’s 1998, and NYPD Detective John Shaft II (Samuel L. Jackson) has been called on to do what he does best: Investigate crime. A young African American has been murdered outside of a popular restaurant, and the perpetrator is clear as day in white Walter Wade, Jr (Christian Bale), the son of a […]

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