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8 Mile

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Musical

Release Date :

November 08, 2002

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Curtis Hanson

Starring :

Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy, Mekhi Phifer

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

4.5 of 5

“..It captures the excitement of a breaking star, it generates a raw and unsettling emotional power and it honors the aesthetic of hip-hop..”
by William Arnold [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
3 of 4

“..Formulaic movies can work if they are well-made, and 8 Mile qualifies..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
1.5 of 4

“..Even though Eminem's performance runs the gamut from sullen to impassive stupor, he is fated to have a big hit with his first starring vehicle..”
by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
4.5 of 5

“..a very involving film indeed-- raw and honest, passionate and energetic..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
3.5 of 4

“..8 Mile shows how music is often the only escape poor people have, since it's the only one they can afford..”
by Tor Thorsen [Reel]

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