K. O'Connor, a young journalist known for her celebrity profiles, is consumed with discovering the truth behind a long-buried incident that affected the lives and careers of showbiz team Vince Collins and Lanny Morris.
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
I went to a Hollywood screening Oct. 20, 2002, and enjoyed the
efforts of young director John Marino, who cast rising starlet Alison Lohman and his appealing own son, Johnny Green, in a gritty street movie that pits white guys, with an assist from some authentic street-fighting Afro-American actors, against Nazi skinheads. It's hard to believe that this film was shot on a budget of less than a hundred thousand dollars, because they got a lot on the screen for that mere pittance. Jan-Michael Vincent is fine as a boozing, bleary-eyed cop, and director John Avildsen's son Jonathan is a nasty villain. Veteran New Yorker John "Cha Cha" Ciarcia exec-produced, and the overall effect of "White Boy" is very good. I give it a 6, and wonder what Marino, Lohman, and Green could have done with even a $2.0M budget. As is, this was well worth seeing. The host of supporting character actors all scored well with the audience. I hope Marino gets a nice foreign and domestic distribution deal.
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