American Gangster

2007 Universal Pictures Directed by Ridley Scott Produced by Brain Grazer and Ridley Scott Screenplay by Steve Zaillian Based on the article “The Return of Superfly” by Mark Jacobson This isn’t the first time that Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe have squared off against each other in a movie.  Anybody remember the 1995 sci-fi thriller […]

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Buck And The Preacher

Columbia Pictures 1972 Directed by Sidney Poitier Produced by Joel Glickman and Harry Belafonte (uncredited) Screenplay by Ernest Kinoy Based on a story by Ernest Kinoy and Drake Walker When I was growing up there were few actors cooler than Sidney Poitier.  Here was a black man who personified everything that I myself wanted to […]

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