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South Central

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South Central

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
99 minutes
performer:
Glenn Plummer, Christian Coleman, Carl Lumbly
director:
Steve Anderson
Producer:
Oliver Stone
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Steve Anderson
genre:
Drama, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

Although comparisons with Boyz N the Hood may have helped sink this film at the box office, South Central hits its own raw but right chord. Glenn Plummer is a clamped-tight caldron as the jailbird who turns around when his son (Christian Coleman) heads down the same mean streets, and Steve Anderson’s slick direction makes this a vivid piece of agit-pop. B

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