Saturday, July 20, 2019

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. I mean, modern "spook" stereotypes in horror movies tend to at least have some ballsy animosity or self-righteousness about their...
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...