Menace II Society
First screened in April 2009; most recently screened in September 2011
Directors: Allen and Albert Hughes. Cast: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, Jada Pinkett, Vonte Sweet, Ryan Williams, MC Eiht, Saafir, Erin Leshawn Wiley, Samuel Monroe Jr., Arnold Johnson, Marilyn Coleman, Charles S. Dutton, Bill Duke, Glenn Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson, Khandi Alexander, Jullian Roy Doster, Toshi Toda, June Kyoto Lu. Screenplay: Tyger Williams (based on a screen story by Allen and Albert Hughes and Tyger Williams).
Twitter Capsule: A bit glossy, beset with contrivance, but succeeds at indicting and showing empathy for self-defeating characters

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Independent Spirit Awards: Best Cinematography (Lisa Rinzler)

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