Posts Tagged ‘whitaker’

L.A. Lawlessness

Street Kings goes down some crooked alleys, but we’ve seen them all before.
Kristian Lin
The overheated yet stubbornly unexciting cop thriller Street Kings stars Keanu Reeves as Los Angeles Police Department vice-squad detective Tom Ludlow, a loose-cannon cop who really isn’t all that loose.


Wars of Words

A great, neglected story from black history is turned into a square film.
Kristian Lin
While watching The Great Debaters, I wound up focusing on the supporting actors.



Idiocracy

Forest Whitaker reigns supreme over the flawed The Last King of Scotland.
Kristian Lin
Throughout his career, Forest Whitaker has always been the nice guy.