Shaft (2019) | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | October 2, 2019
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Well presented on all fronts. The physical aspects of the comedy are not lost in any of the many action shadows.
|genre||Action | Comedy|
|synopsis||JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., 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 agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly.|
|lead actors||Jessie Usher | Samuel L. Jackson | Richard Roundtree | Alexandra Shipp | Regina Hall | Matt Lauria | Avan Jogia | Lauren Vélez | Method Man | Tashiana Washington | Isaach De Bankolé | Almeera Jiwa | Titus Welliver | Ian Casselberry | George Lott | Leland L. Jones | Sylvia Jefferies | Chivonne Michelle | Aaron Dominguez | Kenny Barron | Nyah Marie Johnson | Jessica Medina | Athena Akers | Mike Dunston | Adrienne C. Moore|