LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A representative for John Singleton says the director will be laid to rest in a small, private ceremony on Monday in Los Angeles.
O’Shea Jackson Jr.: ‘We’ll forever miss John Singleton’
John Singleton’s work resonated to diverse audiences
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Much has been made about how John Singleton brought the issues gripping black youth in South Central Los Angeles to mainstream audiences with his 1991 classic "Boyz N the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Notable reaction to the death of "Boyz N the Hood" filmmaker John Singleton:
"Thank you John for being my friend, brother and mentor for 30 years. For believing in me when I...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rarely have a filmmaker and a moment been so perfectly matched as John Singleton and the summer of 1991.
When "Boyz N the Hood" was released that July, Singleton took what...
John Singleton, maker of ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ dies at 51
NEW YORK (AP) — Director John Singleton, who made one of Hollywood's most memorable debuts with the Oscar-nominated "Boyz N the Hood" and continued over the following decades to probe the lives of...
Director John Singleton dies at age 51
Director John Singleton dies after suffering stroke
NEW YORK (AP) — The family for John Singleton said the Oscar-nominated filmmaker died Monday after he was taken off life support after suffering a stroke almost two weeks ago.
John Singleton’s daughter disputes that he’s in a coma
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The daughter of "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton disputed his mother's account that he's in a coma in a court filing Friday, saying that he's recovering from an April...
John Singleton of ‘Boys N the Hood’ in coma after stroke
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton is in a coma at a Los Angeles hospital eight days after suffering a major stroke, court papers filed Thursday showed.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not...
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 6-12
Jan. 6: Accordionist Joey, the CowPolka King, of Riders in the Sky is 70. Singer Kim Wilson of the Fabulous Thunderbirds is 68. Country singer Jett Williams is 66. Actor-comedian Rowan Atkinson ("Mr. Bean") is 64. Singer Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge is 60. Chef Nigella Lawson is 59. Singer Eric Williams of BLACKstreet is 59. Director John Singleton is 51. Actor Aron Eisenberg ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") is 50. Actor Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead") is 50. TV personality Julie Chen is 49. Actor Danny Pintauro ("Who's The Boss") is 43. Actor Eddie Redmayne ("Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them," ''The Theory of Everything") is 37. Comedian Kate McKinnon ("Saturday Night Live") is 35. Actress Diona Reasonover ("NCIS") is 35. Singer Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys is 33.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ava DuVernay didn't pick up a camera until the age of 32.
It's an extraordinary fact, considering the trajectories of most Hollywood directors. Orson Welles filmed "Citizen Kane" at 25. Steven Spielberg was 27 when he made "Jaws." A 23-year-old John Singleton directed "Boyz N the Hood."
Jordan Peele almost didn't become a director because of the lack of black role models.
The 36-year-old actor-turned-filmmaker made history after becoming the first ever African American to win the Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards on Sunday (03.04.18) for his psychological thriller 'Get Out', and he admitted he is "proud" to be part of a movement.
What: “Snowfall” • Three stars out of four • When: 9 p.m. Wednesdays beginning tonight (July 5) • Where: FX • Rating: TV-MA • Content: Adult themes, violence, language and nudity • More info: fxnetworks.com
On a hot summer day in a neighborhood of small homes, kids splash in an open hydrant and run to get ice cream from a truck playing a jaunty tune.
ATLANTA (AP) — Filmmaker John Singleton remembered taking a ride through a section of a south Los Angeles neighborhood seeing security bars on every window and huge metal gates surrounding each home.
The recent drive instantly reminded Singleton about when residents in the area first took cautioned measures to guard their house to prevent home invasions during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toward the end of "L.A. Burning," a new documentary about the fiery and deadly 1992 Los Angeles riots, a man who lived through the turmoil issues an ominous warning about the future.
"If we don't change the way we interact with the police and they interact with us, y'all might as well just welcome the next riot," he says.