American Gangster (2007) tense crime thriller starring Denzel Washington as true-life Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas and Russell Crowe as the dogged outcast NYPD cop charged with bringing him down. Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor...2b
Review/Film: Philadelphia; Tom Hanks as an AIDS Victim Who Fights the Establishment
Philadelphia will forever go down in movie history. It was one of the first movies to hit the main stream media depicting a very moving picture of someone living with AIDS. Tom Hanks won his first Oscar for it.
Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops ; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment.