Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
In the world of drugs, murder, and theft, there’s always one staple �" the cops will be there to help the innocent. Well, that’s not the case and it all changed when video cameras came into play. In 1991, in Los Angeles, we witnessed the beating of Rodney King by four police officers; it was all over the news, and the result of the cops being found not guilty, the court case set off several riots. The police had no defense.
Cuba plays this nasty, son-of-a-b*tch cop, no nonsense, in your face police officer. He’s certainly ‘dirty’ and plays a character that is very unlike other characters we’ve seen him play. Just to give a little timing rewind, it’s been 10 years since his Oscar win for Jerry Mcguire. He talked about that change, in length; it was the first five minutes of our interview. He says he’s realized over the last two years that his career needed a boost, and this film was just the start. Cuba turned down a lot of good opportunities to work, and saw that his life was not complete.Read More