Black History Month: Boyz n the Hood 30 Years On

John Singleton’s masterpiece has lost none of its power and is more relevant than ever.

Simon Dillon
Cinemania
Published in
4 min readFeb 22, 2021

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Credit: Sony

Writer/director John Singleton’s Boyz n the Hood was a high point in the late 1980s/early 1990s Black filmmaking renaissance. The early films of Spike Lee were a centrepiece of said renaissance, with Do the Right Thing as its most…

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Simon Dillon
Cinemania

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: www.simondillonbooks.wordpress.com