A Gathering Of Old Men

1987 Consolidated Productions/Jennie & Co. Directed by Volker Schlondorff Produced by Gower Frost Screenplay by Charles Fuller Based on the novel “A Gathering Of Old Men” by Ernest J. Gaines It’s a boiling hot summer day in a Louisiana sugar cane field once upon a time in the 1970’s.  An overweight black man named Charlie […]

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Ganja & Hess

GANJA & HESS 1973 Kelly/Jordan Enterprises Directed and Written by Bill Gunn Produced by Chiz Schultz If you’ve been reading my reviews here at The Ferguson Theater or listening to me pontificate over at Better In The Dark then you know full well that one of my particular bugaboos is how African-Americans are so poorly […]

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Stomp The Yard

2007 Screen Gems Directed by Sylvain White Produced by William Packer Screenplay by Robert Adetuyi I’m going to be really upfront with you guys and tell you right from the start that there’s not a blessed thing original in STOMP THE YARD and if you’ve seen the trailers you’ve pretty much seen the movie. Fifteen […]

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