The Essentials: The Films of John Singleton [Podcast]
Pioneering filmmaker John Singleton passed away on April 28 and, at only 51, too soon.
Today, on Be Reel, we reflect primarily on three entries from Singleton’s career: the seminal “Boyz N The Hood” (1991), the endlessly meme-able “Poetic Justice” (1993) and the unsung achievement “Rosewood” (1997).
We were thrilled to be joined by novelist, critic, and podcaster Tochi Onyebuchi (“Beasts Made of Nights“) to unpack Singleton’s significance as a modern mythmaker, a cinematic accumulator of black culture and a quintessential Los Angeles scribe.Continue reading The Essentials: The Films of John Singleton [Podcast] at The Playlist.
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