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John Singleton

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3 Responses to “John Singleton”

  1. Js Partisan says:

    He had a hand in changing cinema, and here’s hoping that’s a continued legacy for years to come. Rest in Power, Mr. Singleton.

  2. leahnz says:

    51 is so young.
    a wee ‘power of movies’ anecdote:
    ‘boyz n the hood’ is one of my son’s fave movies, he must have been around 14 when he watched my dvd and moped around afterwards in a sad for days, i think it was one of those formative movie experiences that only happens when we’re young and impressionable.
    ff to just after singleton’s stroke he happened to be here at home with three of his good mates and he suggested they watch ‘boyz’ in honour of singleton (two of them had never seen it before) and yikes, not a dry eye in the house afterwards – i didn’t know what to do so i brought them cake and glasses of milk. :'(
    RIP JSingleton and thanks for your unique voice (solid action director as well, perhaps underappreciated for this?)

  3. Glamourboy says:

    A true story….he was on my list of directors for an upcoming project I am producing. A producing partner even pitched him on a conference call to money people…the next day I read about his stroke. I would have loved to have worked with him.

    On Facebook someone wrote….I wish they would have let him make more movies. I wonder who ‘they’ was….was he in movie jail for some reason?

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