BONES features rapper Snoop Dogg in his first starring role as the benevolent neighborhood kingpin, Jimmy Bones, who is betrayed and murdered in 1979, and returns to get his horrific revenge twenty years later. Patrick (Khalil Kain), the son of one of the witnesses to the murder, Jeremiah (Clifton Powell), decides to turn the creepy abandoned brownstone where Bones once lived into a nightclub. He and his crew move into the building, where a terrifying presence makes itself known. Patrick also meets the beautiful Cinnabar (Bianca Lawson), the daughter of Bones' old flame, Pearl (Pam Grier). But the vengeful spirit released from the old house jeopardizes their newfound love, and their lives. Drenched in stage blood and sprinkled with sex, BONES delivers its gory chills in the style of Italian horror masters like Mario Bava and Dario Argento, with a touch of Clint Eastwood's Man With No Name thrown in. Director Ernest Dickerson proved his skill at horror with the entertaining TALES FROM THE CRYPT: DEMON KNI...
BONES I love horror movies maybe more so than any other type of movie there is, I also like Ernest Dickerson, Pam Grier, Clifton Powell and Snoop Dogg. So when this film was first announced I was excited about it, a horror film involving all of them and a throwback to the blaxploitation films of old. Then when the trailer was released I couldn't wait to check it out, I still remember when it first came out, I was … more
Now I know that there are those that don't like this movie but I enjoyed it and thought it was fun. There is cheese to be found here but there is a lot of good to see as well. The DVD is an excellent purchase in my opinion and the soundtrack is an excellent purchase as well.
Pros: cool dog and Bianca Lawson Cons: Grier without a doubt and Dogg not all that great The Bottom Line: special effects not enough to make a movie even with Bianca Lawson in it It was a stormy night, wind blowing the tree out front and whistling through the windows. Lightning flashing and thunder rumbling, ghostly sounds and eerie feelings. The small hairs on my neck were sizzling, I was alone except for my thoughts … more