, 122 min, 2009
Director: George Tillman Jr.
Writers: Reggie Rock Bythewood (written by) and Cheo Hodari Coker (written by)
Stars: Jamal Woolard, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke
Notorious is a vibrant, effective portrait of a troubled life that, when push came to shove, tried to take a turn for the better – unfortunately, when it was too late. Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. “Notorious B.I.G.,” “Biggie Smalls,” etc. was a Brooklyn-born kid of good parentage who wanted to be famous and rich. Continue reading