over 3 years
Doesn't get much worse. How did Singleton have any career after this absolute turd.
over 7 years
One of the worst films I've ever seen.
In 1991, 23-year-old director John Singleton guided viewers
through South Central Los Angeles, taking for the first time an unflinching
look at the devastating impact of violence on the black family. Boyz N the Hood ’s realistic portrayal
of the inner city changed the face of black cinema forever. Ten years later, the Academy Award®-nominated
director and writer returns to the same inner-city L.A. neighborhood and its
complex social and political issues for the story of Jody (Tyrese Gibson), a misguided, 20-year-old
African-American male who is really just a ‘baby boy’ finally forced—kicking
and screaming—to face the commitments of real life. Streetwise and
jobless, he has not only fathered two children by two different women—Yvette
(Taraji P. Henson) and Peanut (Tamara LaSeon Bass)—but still lives with his own
mother. He can’t seem to strike a balance or find direction in his chaotic
life. To make matters worse, Jody must contend with his volatile best friend,
Sweetpea (Omar Gooding)...