james darrel edwards iii

Men in Black’s best scene doesn’t have any special effects
Twenty years ago, Barry Sonnenfeld gave the world Men in Black, a science fiction comedy perhaps best remembered for its music video, featuring Will Smith dancing alongside a computer-animated space alien. Some setup: Men in Black begins with NYPD officer James Darrell Edwards III (Will Smith) keeping pace with a mysteriously speedy perp. The feat is noticed by a mysterious group of men in black (suits), and Edwards is given an opportunity to join their ranks, alongside some of the nation’s best military. Read more