Rushes: Remembering John Singleton, "To Die For" at 20, Defending Romantic Comedies

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSDirector John Singleton on the set of his Boyz in the HoodJohn Singleton has died at the age of 51 after suffering a stroke. In an essential overview of the filmmaker's groundbreaking career, K. Austin Collins writes "[Singleton's] black characters were flawed, often failures; his films detailed the extent to which these failures were personal, and made clear when they were systemic. Singleton’s black people were human." I was discovered by a master filmmaker by the name of John Singleton. He not only made me a movie star but made me a filmmaker. There are no words to express how sad I am to lose my brother, friend & mentor. He loved bring the black experience to the world. ..Us at Cannes ‘90— Ice Cube (@icecube) April 29, 2019A newly discovered sequel to A Clockwork Orange

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