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
- Elmo Williams, Oscar-winning editor of 'High Noon,' dies at 102
- See Sylvester Stallone become Rocky in this ultimate training montage
- See Po uncover the Secret Panda Village in new 'Kung Fu Panda 3' clip
- Setsuko Hara, Japanese screen legend, dies at 95
- Bryan Cranston moved to tears while discussing pivotal 'Breaking Bad' scene
- See photos from 'Arrow'-'The Flash' crossover with 'Legends of Tomorrow'
- Jon Favreau's 'Chef' is going Bollywood
- Taraji P. Henson's Biggest Moments in 2015
- Holiday Gift Guide: For the TV Fanatic
- 19 TV Families That Will Make You Thankful for Yours
- Literature's 8 Most Dysfunctional Thanksgiving Dinners
- 'Captain America: Civil War': Decoding the New Trailer
- EW's Entertainers of the Year pick their Entertainers of the Year