After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, ...
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Butch "Bullet" Stein, a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison. Butch rips off a runner for local drug dealer, Tank, and is soon right back ... See full summary »
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being chased by drug dealers and the police.Written by
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Bokeem Woodbine who plays Tupac's friend in the movie later appeared in of Tupac's last filmed music videos, "I Ain't Mad At 'Cha." Bokeem and Tupac became good friends in real life. See more »
When main characters are in the diner for "breakfast", the TV news broadcast from the kitchen shows the announcer doing station identification as "KMT" ... they're supposed to be in Detroit, east of the Mississippi River, where station IDs start with a "W" ... stations west of the Mississippi start w/ a "K". See more »
...an endless chase that keeps you awake all through the movie.
Rhythm is the key of this superb movie, the elapse is basically an endless chase that keeps you awake all through the movie. Besides the whole atmosphere is very cool the decadence of the junkie world has a glamour of its own, mostly when it's magnificent represented by Tim Roth (the acid James Cagney) and Tupac Shakur who really shows us his acting skills here. You gonna love him. The movie is basically perfect in the sense there's nothing to criticize: On every single aspect the movie is magnificent.
Vondie Curtis-Hall simply couldn't make a better debut as a director.
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