I didn’t cry the first time so I wanted to torture myself again. Thankfully I cried this time. As I should.
Be assured, this is a 0 star rating because SHAFT (2019) is undoubtedly one of the most problematic and worst ever reboots to have ever existed in film. It’s extremely sexist, racist, homophobic, and boasts a toxic masculine tone that goes both unpunished and rewarded.
You took an iconic name from Black cinema, stripped it of its significant identity only to make an offensively unfunny comedy. You wasted the talents of Sam Jackson and Richard Roundtree only to make them…