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Rize

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Rize

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
85 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/24/05
performer:
Tommy the Clown
director:
David LaChapelle
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B+

In David LaChapelle’s documentary, the lean young Los Angeles krump dancers work their bodies into a state of hectic gyrating motion; it’s dancing as cathartic seizure, as fantasy of retaliatory power. You can forgive the movie for being disorganized and too skimpy on street-dance history.