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Black Listed (2003)

Disillusioned lawyers band together to dispense their own brand of justice on the city's worst criminals.

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Alan Chambers
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Karl Bennett
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Jail House (as Ski-Ter Jones)
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Officer Shamrock
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Disillusioned lawyers band together to dispense their own brand of justice on the city's worst criminals.

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When the law crosses the line


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Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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"Black Listed" has a good idea but poor execution
12 May 2010 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

"Black Listed" has a good idea but poor execution. The plot is: Alan Chambers (Townsend) is a lawyer and sick of his job. He corrals his friends into forming a vigilante group. Everyone goes along with it at first, until it turns sour and innocent people start dying, and Alan is the only one left standing.

Robert Townsend is a good actor. "Hollywood Shuffle" is a comedy classic. This time around, he falters. It's not his problem though.

The problem is the absolutely horrendous transfer this movie has. I say that because every shot is out of focus, and the angles are wrong. You don't see the person talking, you see a shot of the sidewalk instead. It's very distracting.

On the commentary, Townsend never mentions it, which leads me to believe that he was watching a correctly formatted version. How can York Entertainment even release this to the public? Does the company think people are so stupid they don't mind that they can't see a movie correctly formatted to fit their screen? It's embarrassing. Overall, the movie isn't bad, but if you see it, get ready to be mad at York Entertainment.

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