For a superstar known as a ticking time bomb, eminem is a surprisingly savvy businessman while his pop-chart peers britney spears and mariah carey broke into film with vehicles that cemented their status as walking punchlines, eminem assembled outstanding collaborators for his own debut, 8 mile,. 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 with his pal future and the three one third in. Read the empire review of 8 mile find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Audience reviews for 8 mile when musicians turn their hand to acting, the results can often not be pretty even if the film in question isn't already a vanity project about the musician's life (glitter, purple rain, moonwalker and so on), there's a tendency for singers to either play themselves or needlessly draw. In his lyrics, em had written with vitriol about his parents and his daughter's mother, usually exaggerated for comic effect on the other hand, there isn't a ton of humor in 8 mile, even though each of those real-life people inspires the movie on one level or another that's a major discrepancy if you want to call. His mother lives hand to mouth in a grim trailer park his girlfriends are mysteries to him he works a dead-end job in a stamping factory his pals are street dumb, clueless and infinitely distractable dreamers hanging around one of the bleakest slums anyone has ever dared to place on film — eight mile, the. 8 mile received positive reviews, with critics praising the music and eminem's performance review aggregator rotten tomatoes reports the film is certified fresh, with 76% of 206 professional critics giving the film a positive review and a rating average of 70 out of 10 the site's consensus is that even though the story is. 8 mile film analysis the 2009 film, 8 mile, parallels the true life story of multi- platinum artist, eminem directed by curtis hanson, the film takes place in 1995, a time where hip-hop music was growing and detroit, michigan had hit an all time low eminem (formally referred to as marshall mathers) plays.
The film got a lot of fanfare, receiving positive reviews from critics (with the main note being eminem's impressive acting skills) and being a financial success one of its main claims to fame is that lose yourself is the first hip hop song to receive an oscar for best original song (beating out u2's the hands that built. For the month of august, the we live film family is reviewing various coming of age films day 6: 8 mile critic: matt marshall subscribe to matt at http://ww. Br(other) rabbit's tale by tom jennings one of the central conceits of 8 mile – curtis hanson's (2002) film about an aspiring hip hop performer, starring controversial rapper eminem – seems to have eluded the notice of critics and reviewers this adds to the levels of contradiction and irony in the way the. November 3, 2009 geog 351 film review of 8 mile curtis hanson's urban drama 8 mile, reveals the story of an ambitious white rap artist desperate to make a better life for himself the main character, jimmy smith jr, more commonly known to his friends as rabbit, features real-life entertainer, eminem, a multi- platinum.
8 mile dir: curtis hanson, usa/germany, 2002 a review by charlene keeler, california state university usa despite mediocre acting and a bromidic plot, 8 mile forced its way and cussed its way into mainstream as much as this film attempts to be contemporary, with its lessons on hip-hop culture, its acceptance of. Movie review but it's pretty hard to deny that someone, probably director curtis hanson, knew exactly what he was doing when he made 8 mile you see, while technically this movie isn't at all based on eminem's life, it does a damn fine job of mirroring the mythology he's already built up around himself and labeled as. The digirhetorati analysis presented here focuses on hip hop and its link to classical notions of rhetoric i specifically look at the final “rap battle” scene from the film 8 mile, a semi-autobiographical look at a defining moment in rapper eminem's life i undertake a rhetorical analyses of this scene 8 mile's final battle: a.
8 mile is a 2002 drama starring eminem, loosely based on his life loose is the operative word here the film is set in 1995, and follows an aspiring young white rapper living in a trailer park on 8 mile road, just outside of detroit the main character, jimmy (aka b-rabbit), gets his start rapping in battles held at the shelter. I'm tempted to resort to the old film review cliché and say that the real star of eminem's debut feature is the city of detroit director curtis hanson made his name as a screen urbanologist with la confidential, mapping the underside of noir-era tinseltown, and the underrated wonder boys, which put.
Major elements of this analysis will include the role of the mc and race, space and place in hip-hop culture which forman discusses and is demonstrated by director curtis hanson in 8 mile the film is set during the backdrop of underground rap battles in detroit where mc's use words to “vividly depict. Read this full essay on sociology term paper on the film 8 mile the film 8 mile is about the life the film 8 mile is about the life struggles of an upcoming aspiring teenage rapper named jimmy also known as rabbit his neighborhood is very term paper on analysis of everyday use 1287 words - 5 pages the. Don't ever try to judge me dude: the representations of whiteness visibility and crisis of white masculinity in 8 mile (curtis hanson 2002) the meaning behind the term whiteness has continually evolved over the years it now stands for much more than maintaining purity in the white race and the.
That's the kind of progress a film like 8 mile should understand except screenwriter scott silver is too busy reworking flashdance for the interscope generation eminem stars as rabbit, a detroit teen with dreams of becoming a big time rapper after little rabbit chokes on the mic during the film's opening rap. Download citation | an analysis of bad l | language is an important tool of communication through language we can express our opinion, ideas, and suggestions language makes our communication easier language is a system of arbitrary verbal symbol by which members of speech community used as.
He also struggled for a long time, not able to be as successful as he wanted but, as an eminem fan, i don't ever look at 8 mile as something autobiographical i never look at something that happened in the movie and think, this happened in eminem's life but i do think that eminem probably felt similar to jimmy smith jr. And in this corner: the hordes who want the artist formerly known as marshall mathers to fall flat on his misogynistic, homophobic, race-baiting, mother-hating, gun-toting, tattoo-flaunting thirty-year-old ass sorry, hordes in 8 mile, his film debut as aspiring rapper jimmy smith jr, eminem is on fire it's too.
United pictures wrote in its submission to the board of review that it believed the new zealand r16 classification of 8 mile was too high, and did not take account of the 'good news' story that motivated this movie to be made:we ask the film and literature board of review to reconsider the current classification of r16 and. He has moved back north of 8 mile to the run-down trailer home in warren, belonging to his alcoholic mother, stephanie (kim basinger), his younger sister, lily (chloe greenfield) and stephanie's abusive during the film, jimmy begins a new relationship with alex (brittany murphy), who he meets at the factory he works in. Love him or hate him -- and there doesn't seem to be much middle ground -- eminem makes an auspicious debut in the film 8 mile. The film 8 mile gets its name from the road that separates the black and white communities in detroit understand this, the movie has a lot to do with race jimmy “b-rabbit” is a young white male fighting to gain respect in a black- dominated detroit rap community his friend and supporter future wants us to.