Boyz N the Hood
Boyz N the Hood ★★★½ 1991 (R)
Singleton's debut as a writer and director is an astonishing picture of young black men, four high school students with different backgrounds, aims, and abilities trying to survive L.A. gangs and bigotry. Excellent acting throughout, with special nods to Fishburne and Gooding Jr. Violent outbreaks outside theatres where this ran only proves the urgency of its passionately nonviolent, pro-family message. Hopefully those viewers scared off at the time will give this a chance in the safety of their VCRs. Singleton was the youngest director ever nominated for an Oscar. 112m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . Laurence Fishburne, Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Tyra Ferrell, Angela Bassett, Whitman Mayo; D: John Singleton; W: John Singleton; C: Charles Mills; M: Stanley Clarke. MTV Movie Awards '92: New Filmmaker (Singleton), Natl. Film Reg. '02.
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