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  1. 'The Talk': Parents of color address the tensions between police and their kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Producer/executive producer Julie Anderson, filmmaker John Singleton, Samaria Rice, director/supervising producer Sam Pollard and retired NYPD Sergeant Trevena Garel speak during "The Talk" discussion at the PBS portion of the 2016 Television Critics Assn. gathering.

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  2. 'Snowfall': John Singleton FX Pilot Adds Four To CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    Carter Hudson , Angela Lewis , Juan Javier Cardenas, and Filipe Valle Costa have been cast as series regulars in FX 's Snowfall , John Singleton 's 1980s cocaine-epidemic drama pilot. Co-created and executive produced by the Boyz N The Hood director Singleton and Erick Amadio, and directed by El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, the pilot has been undergoing a revamp.

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  3. 'Snowfall': Emily Rios & Michael Hyatt Join John Singleton FX PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Deadline

    Breaking Bad alumna Emily Rios and Michael Hyatt are the latest to sign on as series regulars in FX's Snowfall , John Singleton's 1980s cocaine-epidemic drama pilot. Co-created and executive produced by the Boyz N The Hood director Singleton and Erick Amadio, and directed by El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, the pilot has been undergoing a revamp.

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  4. 'Snowfall': Alon Aboutboul & Amin Joseph Join John Singleton FX PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Deadline

    Alon Aboutboul and Amin Joseph have booked series regular roles on FX's Snowfa ll, John Singleton 's 1980s cocaine-epidemic drama pilot. Co-created and executive produced by the Boyz N The Hood director Singleton and Erick Amadio, and directed by El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, the pilot has been undergoing a revamp.

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  5. a oeBoyz n the Hooda Celebrates 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KKIQ-FM Pleasanton

    July 12, 1991, John Singleton's movie Boyz n the Hood was released in the United States. The movie, about growing up black in gang-plagued South Central Los Angeles, launched the acting career of former N.W.A. rapper Ice Cube, and provided breakout acting roles for Morris Chestnut and futur eOscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. "I don't think people really understood what life was like growing up for black people in Los Angeles, from certain parts of Los Angeles," Vibe Editor-at-Large Keith Murphy tells ABC Radio.

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  6. Today in Movie Culture: Honest 'Ghostbusters II' Trailer, Make Your Own Disneyland and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Movies.com

    ... arostami: Today is the 25th anniversary of Boyz n the Hood . Watch the original trailer for the classic film, John Singleton's debut feature, below.

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  7. Boyz n the Hood Turns 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... , which opened in theaters 25 years ago today. And the parallels are no mere coincidence. Writer and drector John Singleton was intentionally referencing the earlier Rob Reiner film perhaps as much for the differences as the similarities between the ...

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  8. Boyz n the Hood and The Importance of Supporting Diverse New FilmmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Film School Rejects

    Written and directed by John Singleton , then a 23-year-old first-time filmmaker freshly graduated from USC film school, this devastatingly powerful drama chronicles the struggles of black life against a backdrop of urban violence and racial inequality in South Central Los Angeles. The success of Boyz ushered in a new wave of black American cinema, featuring superior performances by Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett , and launching the careers of Cuba Gooding Jr. , Morris Chestnut , Ice Cube , Nia Long , and Regina King .

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  9. Flashback to the 1991 'Boyz n the Hood' PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    On July 12, 1991, Boyz n the Hood arrived in theaters. Directed by John Singleton and starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Morris Chestnut, and Larry Fishburne, the movie picked up two Oscar nominations, earning recognition for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Singleton.

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  10. A gritty 'Boyz N the Hood' ushers in a new phase of cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Los Angeles Times

    W hen "Boyz N the Hood" debuted on July 12, 1991, writer-director John Singleton helped usher in a new phase of cinema depicting African American life. Twenty-five years later, the film is still regarded as one of the most seminal in history.

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  11. 'Boyz N the Hood' Celebrates 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | ABC News

    One sheet movie poster advertises the film 'Boyz n the Hood,' John Singleton's directorial debut starring Laurence Fishburne, Cuba Gooding Jr, Ice T, and Angela Bassett, 1991. On July 12, 1991, John Singleton's movie "Boyz N the Hood" was released in the United States.

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  12. Boyz To Men: How Furious Styles Raised an Entire GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | AllHipHop.com

    ... don't. And you're gonna see how they end up too." The film's Academy Award nominated writer and director, Mr. John Singleton, put on an insert of the anniversary edition of the DVD stating that the film has a lot of messages in it, but his main ...

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  13. 'Boyz 'n the Hood': 25 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | NBC Los Angeles

    The opening street-scene image of screenwriter and director John Singleton's 1991 "Boyz 'n the Hood" still packs its intended punch: a bullet-ridden stop sign. The stark first shot marked a sign of the times when the film debuted 25 years ago Tuesday.

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  14. 'Boyz n the Hood' at 25: A look back at 1991's black film renaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Chicago Tribune

    Director John Singleton was a brash young film student at the University of Southern California in the late 1980s when he saw an advance screening of "Colors," a drama that purported to give viewers a real glimpse of street life in his native South Central Los Angeles. At the post-screening Q&A with a producer, Singleton gave the film's producer a piece of his mind.

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  15. Nia Long: Film And TV Should Look Like The World We Live InRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Switched

    ... the film's cast had no idea how much of a cultural impact it would make years later, she applauds director John Singleton -- who became the youngest person , and the first African American, to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director -- ...

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  16. Boyz n the Hood' at 25: A look back at 1991's black film renaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Washington Post

    Director John Singleton was a brash young film student at the University of Southern California in the late 1980s when he saw an advance screening of " Colors ," a drama that purported to give viewers a real glimpse of street life in his native South Central Los Angeles. At the post-screening Q&A with a producer, Singleton gave the film's producer a piece of his mind.

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  17. Dave Andron Inks Overall Deal With FX Prods., To Run John Singleton's 'Snowfall'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Deadline

    ... the studio behind the drama. Under the pact, he will serve as executive producer and showrunner on John Singleton's Snowfall, should it move forward to series. Additionally, Andron will develop new projects for FX Networks. Former Justified ...

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  18. 'Boyz N the Hood' Cast Recalls Impact Film Had On Black CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Essence Magazine

    It's been nearly 25 years since Boyz N the Hood hit the big screen and shook up things in Hollywood. John Singleton made his debut as a 23-year-old writer and director and became the first African-American to be nominated for a Best Director Oscar.

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  19. How 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' Reframed The '90s Most Infamous Murder TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Deadline

    ... South Central L.A., sometime in the early '90s. He had just had a massive success with Boyz n the Hood , the John Singleton film about three men's lives in the Crenshaw ghetto, and it was coming to HBO. The HBO house style of the time was to take ...

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  20. LA Film Festival 2016 Review - Automotive Appreciation Gets Lost In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | StarPulse.com

    Nothing brings movie outsiders into an unknown world like unbridled cultural authenticity. Be it the rich feel of the Italian-American experience via Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas" or the harrowing real vibe of life on the streets in South Central Los Angeles in John Singleton's "Boyz N The Hood," nothing transports an audience more than a true tone.

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