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8 Mile Movie Review Summary

Actors: Eminem

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Following a story somewhat similar to Eminem's real-life past, this movie follows rapper Jimmy Smith, Jr. through the 8 mile line of Detroit. Jimmy's just trying to keep his dreams of escaping Detroit alive. His personal battles wage in his home life and love life, as he tries to rap his way to the top.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Becky Lee




Rabbit is a poor white boy struggling to become a famous rapper. His mom is a druggie who tries to ruin his life.
The review of this Movie prepared by Karina Reeves




When we first fade from the title of 8 Mile, we see Rabbit (Eminem, solo artist and of rap group D-12), a representative of the rap crew "Three One Third," getting hype before a battle at the Shelter.
Rabbit's struggles with many people... his mother and her goldigging ways, his issues with the wrong women, his ongoing beef with "The Free World," the antagonist of the hip-hop scene in Detroit, and the struggle within himself to overcome everything, from The Nothing Label in life to the White Label in Rap.

The review of this Movie prepared by A.D. Tandy




This is a story about a rapper in the hood.
The review of this Movie prepared by Louise McNamara



Script Analysis of 8 Mile

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   committing crimes Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Black Woman/class/friends story?    -   story of lower class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language    -   A huge amnt of foul language If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing

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