|Boyz n the Hood 1991 R, 111 min.|
aka: Boys in the Hood
Director: John Singleton
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Morris Chestnut, Ice Cube, Laurence Fishburne, Nia Long, Tyra Ferrell, Angela Bassett, Lexie Bigham, Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II, Mia Bell, Kenneth A. Brown, Nicole Brown, Ceal, Desi Arnez Hines II
Ten-year-old Tre's (Desi Arnez Hines II) divorced mother Reva (Angela Bassett) allows Tre's father Furious (Larry Fishburne) to raise him as a loving, but stern, father. When Tre (now played by Cuba Cooding Jr.) grows up and attends high school, his friends Ricky (Morris Chestnut) and Doughboy (Ice Cube) have not been as lucky, but Ricky is offered a football scholarship to USC. South-central Los Angeles in the 1980s and 1990s is a war zone, and this offer provides Ricky the opportunity to escape from the neighborhood. Tre is also college bound, but when a gang attacks Tre and Ricky, Doughboy sets out to seek revenge while Tre must decide what he really wants to do with his life.
|Candyman 1992 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Drama / Fantasy / Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Bernard Rose
Cast: Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams, DeJuan Guy, Marianna Eliott, Ted Raimi, Ria Pavia, Mark Daniels, Stanley DeSantis, Kenneth A. Brown, Michael Culkin, Rusty Schwimmer, Eric Edwards
Graduate student Helen Lyle (Virginia Madsen) is researching the legend of a Chicago ghostly killer called "Candyman" (Tony Todd). She goes to the housing project where a woman was killed, presumably by Candyman's evil spirit, and finds more than she bargained for. A well-produced and acted psychological thriller.
|P.U.N.K.S. 1999 PG, 99 min.|
Genre: Family / Sci-Fi
Director: Sean McNamara
Cast: Tim Redwine, Randy Quaid, Jessica Alba, Cathy Moriarty, Brandon Baker, Kenneth A. Brown, Patrick Renna, Louan Gideon, Roger Clinton, Henry Winkler, Kim Morgan Greene, Megan Blake
Drew (Tim Redwine) is harassed at school by bullies, and his dad (Randy Quaid) is tired of being pushed around at work. But watch out bad guys, a group of teens has a secret weapon that will take care of you. My, oh my.
|1. Boyz n the Hood (1991)|
aka: Boys in the Hood
2. Candyman (1992)
3. P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
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