American Gangster
Director: Ridley Scott. Cast: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Josh Brolin, Ted Levine, Lymari Nadal, Ruby Dee, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Roger Guenveur Smith, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Clarence Williams III, Armand Assante, Idris Elba, Cuba Gooding Jr., Carla Gugino, John Hawkes, RZA, Yul Vazquez, Malcolm Goodwin, Joe Morton, Common, T.I., Albert Jones, J. Kyle Manzay, Jon Polito, Kevin Corrigan, KaDee Strickland, Melissia Hill. Screenplay: Steven Zaillian (based on the article "The Return of Superfly" by Mark Jacobson).

Photo © 2007 Universal Pictures/Imagine Entertainment
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Ruby Dee
Best Art Direction: Arthur Max

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Ridley Scott
Best Actor (Drama): Denzel Washington

Other Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Dee)
Satellite Awards: Best Film Editing (Pietro Scalia)

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