writer: Richard Price

Freedomland

February 17, 2006
If I had to give this review of "Freedomland" a title, it would be "It makes a point, both positively and negatively." First, the positive-it deals with a woman who claims a black man carjacked her and her four-year-old son was taken as he was asleep in the backseat. Fortunately for her, Samuel L. [...]

Shaft

June 16, 2000
I know, we're talking 'bout Shaft, but I didn't dig it. Jackson is a dynamic presence on screen, but the film is about little more than street justice, with lots of attitude. It’s difficult sitting through a film whose screenplay is peppered with 107 uses of one obscenity alone, no mater how [...]