Boyz N The Hood
Written while in film school, the late John Singleton’s debut film was a game-changing hit for the movie industry. The ambitious storyline spans a generation and stars an electric band of actors and musicians including Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Laurence Fishburne. It packs a lasting punch because Singleton sticks with what he knows, life on the mean streets of South Central Los Angeles.
About John Landis
John Landis is the director of Animal House, The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf In London, Trading Places, Coming To America, Kentucky Fried Movie, Spies Like Us, Three Amigos!, Into The Night and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and the recent Burke and Hare for Ealing Studios, among many other films and television shows. His documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project premiered on HBO and won an Emmy for Best Music, Comedy or Variety Special. He is also the subject of noted film critic Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan’s recent book “John Landis” and his own book “Monsters in the Movies’ was published to critical and popular acclaim in 2012.