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
Genre: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Glenn Plummer, Christian Coleman, Carl Lumbly; Director: Steve Anderson; Author: Steve Anderson; Producer (person): Oliver Stone; Runtime (in minutes): 99; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Warner Bros.
Posted February 19 1993 — 12:00 AM EST
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