- Michael Jai White’s 2009 Blaxploitation hit “Black Dynamite” made a lasting impact, and now he returns with “Outlaw Johnny Black,” a foray into Spaghetti Western comedy. The film follows Johnny Black’s revenge journey against Outlaw Brett Clayton, blending Western elements with humor and martial arts. While the humor in this installment is more restrained, White’s filmmaking prowess and tight choreography compensate, creating an engaging experience. “Outlaw Johnny Black” distinguishes itself as a significant entry in the realm of Black-helmed Westerns, positioning White alongside cinematic legends such as Poitier and Van Peebles. With a nuanced portrayal of the Western hero, White successfully captures the essence of the genre for a new generation, making the film a noteworthy and entertaining addition to the genre. Visit myflixer 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