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Django Unchained

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Much like Inglorious Basterds, his revisionist take on Jewish revenge on the Nazis, Quentin Tarantino tackles the curious American institution of slavery in Django Unchained.  

A Year After Incident, Still No Decision on Discipline

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 18, 2010
An internal investigation into whether Lt. Col. Michael Cureton, an assistant police chief, improperly offered police services in exchange for free tickets to a Jamie Foxx concert in summer 2009 finally concluded in March that Cureton violated police rules about accepting gifts. A department spokeswoman said then that Police Chief Thomas Streicher Jr. would review the report and decide what, if any, discipline was warranted. Some 146 days later and counting, he still hasn't decided what to do about Cureton.  

Police Chief Mulls Officer's Fate Amid Squabbling

1 Comment · Wednesday, March 31, 2010
After a seven-month internal investigation, the Cincinnati Police Department finally released its findings last week from a probe into whether Lt. Col. Michael Cureton, an assistant police chief, improperly offered a free police escort for R&B singer Jamie Foxx in exchange for 40 concert tickets.   

Law Abiding Citizen (Review)

Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler match wits in mildly effective thriller

0 Comments · Friday, October 16, 2009
Screenwriter Kurt Wimmer sees a world in which there is little balance in terms of law and order, and to right the scales drastic action must be taken. His 'Law Abiding Citizen' is a loving father and husband (Gerard Butler) who survives the vicious home invasion that takes the lives of his wife and young daughter. The more brutal of the two perps escapes with relatively little punishment, and Butler comes to blame that miscarriage of justice on a fast-rising assistant district attorney (Jamie Foxx). Grade: B-.  

The Soloist (Review)

Best-selling book gets fair treatment on the big screen

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez’s best-seller about how he befriended and tried to help a talented but mentally ill homeless man who loves to play classical music on the streets isn't an easy book to film. But the film, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, surprisingly gets a fair portion of it right. Grade: B.