The 8 mile dvd, which was released on march 18, 2003, generated $75 million in sales and rentals in its first week, making it the biggest dvd debut ever for an r-rated movie and putting it in the all-time top 10 for first week home video sales for a movie. 8 mile is a gritty and gripping drama which has generally aged well and remains one of the highlights of eminem's career while it's hardly the most original story ever told, and some of its. The setting is detroit in 1995 the city is divided by 8 mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines a young white rapper, jimmy “b-rabbit” smith jr summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop.
Word the movie starts with a freestyle rap battle, which is kind of like a boxing match held during a taping of russell simmons' def comedy jam eminem's the challenger, but he backs down without rapping, and loses. Movie review there are more movies starring rappers than you and i are ever likely to successfully count 8 mile focuses on a newly adult jimmy as he struggles with residual anger and finds. You approach “8 mile” apprehensively this must be a stunt, you think here’s eminem, the most popular rap star of the day, starring in a film about a poor kid who wants to become a rap star. 8 mile movie review - read movie features, news, interviews and reviews from a christian perspective parents, this is not a movie about a rapper (eminem) that your adolescent age kids should see.
Movie stars radiate a power -- physical, erotic, spiritual -- that draws an audience into their orbit yet watching curtis hanson's gritty and electrifying 8 mile, the first thing you notice about eminem, the most scaldingly powerful artist in pop music today, is how vulnerable he looks. Eminem makes his big screen debut in this better than expected but still fiercely conventional coming of age drama the erstwhile slim shady plays jimmy smith j. Movie review of '8 mile' by billy reeves when i saw the teaser trailer for 8 mile a few months back, i was skeptical despite his popularity, i thought eminem wouldn't be able to make the leap.
Music, film, tv and political news coverage. The people of detroit know 8 mile as the city limit, a border, a boundary it is also a psychological dividing line that separates jimmy smith jr (eminem) from where and who he wants to be. Watch 8 mile movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom.
Having never been a fan of rap, or in fact eminem, i did not know how i would have taken to the movie 8 mile, however i surprised myself and actually thoroughly enjoyed it. The setting is detroit in 1995 the city is divided by 8 mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines a young white rapper, jimmy b-rabbit smith jr summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. Plugged in reviews movies, videos, music, tv and games from a christian perspective we're shining a light on the world of popular entertainment plugged in is the entertainment guide your family needs to make family appropriate decisions through movie reviews, book reviews, tv reviews, and more.
Moive review - 8 mile i’m a big fan of rap and hip-hop music, so one of my favorite movies is ‘8 mile’ it is a semi-autobiographic film about eminem’s life. What parents need to know parents need to know that 8 mile is a 2002 movie in which eminem plays a version of himself, chronicling the tremendous difficulties he had to overcome to find success. 8 mile may remind many viewers of the first rocky movie, where a young white boxer goes up against the black heavyweight champion, and similar kinds of popular movies thus, it follows in the footsteps of a venerable hollywood movie genre that’s sure to attract a wide audience, despite the r-rating. 8 mile movie reviews and ratings -tributeca rating of 432 out of 5 stars.
8 mile probably isn't what you expect given the cast and premise, you probably expect one of two things, either a silly excuse for self-aggrandizement or an overblown caricature of hip-hop culture. Movie review / 7 nov 2002 12:00 am pst review of 8 mile share by glen oliver i 8 mile is obviously the seed of something truly extraordinary, but it's rarely brave enough to go the. It is difficult to write a fair review after seeing the climax which his why i left it a few days before writing this the climax is a series of short battles in the shelter that are pumping and exciting.