Thursday, December 2, 2021

Tag: Lou Diamond Phillips

Red Water horror movie poster
Not exactly a shining achievement for black roles -- or any roles, for that matter -- Red Water is a by-the-books, made-for-TV killer shark movie. C-grade horror mainstay Coolio is main bad guy Ice, a stereotypical thug who works for stereotypical Caribbean drug kingpin Rick (Tumisho Masha) and is...
Bats horror movie
I know that Leon isn't exactly Sidney Poitier ("They call me Mister...um, er, well, Leon it is."), but even he is above the demeaning role of Jimmy in Bats. (Then again, his abhorrent role in Cliffhanger featured him threatening to rape the white "bitch" heroine.) I mean, modern "spook"...
The First Power horror movie poster
I ran through several reasons in my mind why I felt compelled to include Mykelti "Bubba Gump" Williamson's role in The First Power on this site -- his status as the doomed partner of the heroic cop (Lou Diamond Phillips), or maybe his nervous superstition in the face of...