I discuss black entertainment in this list. Do you agree or disagree with anything on this list? Let’s talk!
The Color Purple. Pure magic that hasn’t lost its sheen nearly 30 years later. Usually books are hard to make into good films, but this was very well-done. Whoopi and Oprah disappear into their roles and there were good child performances, too. Excellent!
Shaft. Richard Roundtree at his butt-kicking best. Need I say more?
Krush Groove. It took a risk, making a film about the hip-hop scene in its youth, which was ground-breaking.
The Last Dragon. Another 1980’s favorite. Look passed the cheesy wardrobe and set and you will see a movie with a great theme: good always triumphs over evil. And “Leroy” was magically delicious.
Boyz in the Hood. This was not just a shoot ‘em up fest, but a movie that did a fantastic job of showing the difference a strong father figure can make in our children’s lives.
Malcolm X. Yes, I’m…
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