Michael Jai White, celebrated for his impact on the Blaxploitation genre with “Black Dynamite” in 2009, now ventures into Spaghetti Westerns with “Outlaw Johnny Black.” This comedy, following the revenge quest of gunslinger Johnny Black, masterfully blends humor, martial arts, and Western aesthetics. While the humor takes a more subdued tone compared to White’s earlier work, “Outlaw Johnny Black” compensates with its well-crafted storytelling, sincere filmmaking, and tight choreography. White cements his legacy in the realm of Black-helmed Westerns, joining the ranks of cinematic luminaries such as Poitier and Van Peebles. The film offers a contemporary and entertaining twist on the Western hero archetype, establishing itself as a noteworthy and enjoyable addition to the limited assortment of Black-helmed Western films. Visit hdtoday for more!
Outlaw Johnny Black | September 15, 2023 (United States)
Director: Michael Jai WhiteWriter: Byron Minns, Michael Jai WhiteStars: Michael Jai White, Anika Noni Rose, Erica AshSummary: Hell bent on avenging the death of his father, Johnny Black vows to gun down Brett Clayton and becomes a wanted man in the process while posing as a preacher in a small mining town that's be... Read all
Countries: United StatesLanguages: English