Ice Cube

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The Glass Shield: a forgotten 90s drama shows the danger of broken policing
In Charles Burnett’s ever-relevant cop movie, unfortunately buried by Harvey Weinstein, a corrupt and abusive system is put on display

Craig Lindsey

26, Apr, 2021 @8:05 AM

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What Ice Cube's collaboration with Trump – and critique of Democrats – reveals | Malaika Jabali
The rapper is right to imply that Democratic politicians use Black voters without offering much in return. Republicans, however, are not our ally

Malaika Jabali

21, Oct, 2020 @10:25 AM

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#ZimbabweanLivesMatter: celebrities join campaign against human rights abuses
Stars and politicians including Ice Cube and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have spoken out adding to pressure on President Emmerson Mnanagwa’s regime

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

05, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Ice Cube: 'I listen to my own music more than I watch my own films'
The hip-hop legend has been winding back the clock to Vietnam and Michael Jordan’s heyday while working on a lockdown beard

As told to Rich Pelley

28, May, 2020 @6:27 AM

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Three Kings at 20: the war movie where anything was possible
In David O Russell’s wild 1999 caper, action-packed comedy serves as a sneaky shell for a damning critique of American foreign policy

Scott Tobias

01, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Worse than Cats? The biggest CGI disasters in cinema
The trailer for the live-action adaptation has shocked fans but, from Anaconda to Sonic, computer imagery in film has a patchy record

Joel Golby

19, Jul, 2019 @1:00 PM

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John Singleton: maverick director with a radical edge
Boyz N the Hood sent audiences reeling and marked the start of an uneven career for a writer-director whose films were rooted in lived experience

Peter Bradshaw

29, Apr, 2019 @8:45 PM

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Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies aged 51
Singleton, who was the first African-American to be nominated for the best director Oscar, led a resurgence in mainstream black film-making in the 1990s

Andrew Pulver

29, Apr, 2019 @8:38 PM

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Frozen in time: why does nobody want to hear Ice Cube rap any more?
The man responsible for some of the biggest rap records of the 20th century seems out of time next to controversial new acts like XXXTentacion and 6ix9ine

Pete Cashmore

30, Nov, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Straight Outta Compton is a classic album – but did it help or harm 'Hub City'?
NWA’s seminal album was released 30 years ago this month. We take a closer look at the complex Los Angeles County locale that inspired it

Melissa Franklin

09, Aug, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Fist Fight review - crass comedy
A bullying mob mentality informs this far-fetched tale of a fight between American high school teachers

Wendy Ide

05, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Fist Fight review – teachers' scrap brings fleeting snickers
Ice Cube and Charlie Day play teachers who opt for an after-school ruckus in this rowdy but bland comedy

Mike McCahill

02, Mar, 2017 @10:00 PM

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