Poetic Justice

Writer-director John Singleton's follow-up to his acclaimed first film, BOYZ N THE HOOD, doesn't quite rate as a sophomore slump, but it comes awfully close. Overall, this is a fuzzy, unfocused drama that bites off more than it can chew, or viewers can digest. Janet Jackson makes a promising debut as Justice, a lonely hairdresser living in South Central...read more

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Poetic Justice - Official Trailer
00:26 — A young urbanite deals with her boyfriend's violent death by wrapping herself up in her poetry. Jackson's film debut!

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  • Released: 1993
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Writer-director John Singleton's follow-up to his acclaimed first film, BOYZ N THE HOOD, doesn't quite rate as a sophomore slump, but it comes awfully close. Overall, this is a fuzzy, unfocused drama that bites off more than it can chew, or viewers can dig… (more)

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