Shaft (R)

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synopsis

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ's youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft (Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem's heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ's own FBI analyst's badge may clash with his dad's trademark leather duster, there's no denying family. Besides, Shaft's got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that's professional and personal.

MovieGoer Review

Shaft (2019) is the third film to bear that name, following a 1971 movie and a 2000 reboot/sequel. It's the fifth film in a series of sorts (there were a total of three movies in the 1970s to go along with a short-lived TV series), but the ... MORE

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synopsis

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ's youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft (Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem's heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ's own FBI analyst's badge may clash with his dad's trademark leather duster, there's no denying family. Besides, Shaft's got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that's professional and personal.

MovieGoer Review

Shaft (2019) is the third film to bear that name, following a 1971 movie and a 2000 reboot/sequel. It's the fifth film in a series of sorts (there were a total of three movies in the 1970s to go along with a short-lived TV series), but the ... MORE