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8 Mile

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Eminem, 8 Mile

8 Mile

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
111 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/08/02
performer:
Eminem, Kim Basinger, Omar Benson Miller, Brittany Murphy, Mekhi Phifer
director:
Curtis Hanson
Producer:
Brian Grazer
distributor:
Universal
author:
77596
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

Eminem not only brings you three solo cuts in the 8 Mile soundtrack but also introduces his new posse — fellow Detroit rapper Obie Trice and New Yorker 50 Cent — who further his franchise with their own sneering nihilism. Nas and Macy Gray underwhelm, but the big problem is Em’s dreary production, which threatens even a dazzling verse from Jay-Z.

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