Excerpt: Tre Styles (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) was sent to live with his father Furious (Laurence Fishburne) as a child, thanks to his continual behavioral problems. At his father’s residence, Tre is surrounded by other troubled youths and continues to be troublesome.
Excerpt: South central Los Angeles wasn't an ideal neighborhood to come of age in the early 1990s given the rampant drug problems and gang violence. John Singleton's debut as a director captures the scene perfectly, following the lives of Doughboy (Ice Cube), Chris (Redge Green), Ricky (Morris Chestnut), and...
Excerpt: The Film It has been 20 years since John Singleton's Boyz N the Hood was released, and after all these years the film still offers a compelling look inside a very different American neighborhood. The story in many ways mirrors the characters -- going nowhere slowly -- but that's sort of the point.
Excerpt: John Singleton debuterade 1991 med att bli dubbelt Oscarsnominerad för denna uppväxtskildring i Los Angeles fattiga och kriminella områden. Handlingen tar sin början när den begåvade Tre flyttar från sin mor för att istället uppfostras av sin far.