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List Of 1989 Films

1989, what a year! Sure, the Berlin Wall came down, but more importantly Uncle Buck came out, and boy what a barrel of laughs!

Best 80s Drama

A list featuring Tom Cruise as both disaffected Vietnam vet and homo-erotically charged fly-boy. Say what you will, the man has range!

Black Independent Cinema Classics

This collection comprises the greatest African-American independent efforts from before the year 2000, from powerful biopic 'Malcom X' to Spike Lee's breakout masterpiece 'Do the Right Thing'!

Movies Like Selma: Great Black History Movies

These movies trace African-American history from the institution of slavery to the civil rights movement, and beyond.

'Do the Right Thing, and Watch': Coming Up in NYC

These movies examine the experience of growing up in NYC, from Brooklyn to the Bronx; while the list is mostly Spike Lee, a few other directors do manage to get a word in edgeways. Check out 'The Wackness' for a worrying portrait of Josh, removed from the stabilizing presence of Drake.

Classic African-American Drama Movies

These movies detail African-Americans characters struggling for acceptance in their own country.

'Movies Like A Bronx Tale': Pre-Giuliani Crime Flicks

Films set in the grittiest bits of New York City, all before Giuliani cleaned it up. Think 'A Bronx Tale', 'The Warriors', and 'Taxi Driver'. Gang dress codes were so much more creative back then!

Spike Lee Movies

Two time Academy Award winner Spike Lee uses his films to explore race relations, urban poverty, and other political hot topics. Make sure to check out 'Bamboozled', 'Do the Right Thing', and 'Jungle Fever'!

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