Three muralists (one Chicano, one Black, one American Indian) and the socially-maladjusted cousin of the Chicano muralist set off on a road trip with the intent of painting their images on ... See full summary »
Living It Up tells the story of a bus driver who is on the verge of committing suicide when a man offers him some friendly advice - borrow 100 million pesetas from the Mafia and do ... See full summary »
Dodge is a computer hacker serving a prison term; Piper is a tough guy. They end up chained together, and flee during a chain-gang escape attempt that goes bad. An adventure plot ensues, involving a missing floppy disk, an attractive woman that assists them, a sinister Federal marshal, an honest cop, and the Cuban mafia. Written by
Michael C. Berch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Will Patton and Ken Jenkins would later both appear in Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) See more »
Dodge's jacket momentarily disappears when in Cora's house. See more »
We gotta get into a rhythm.
What the fuck you know about rhythm?
I'm a foster child, raised by the state.
What's your point?
There was this caretaker who was like a father to me. His name was Titus. He taught me that everybody lives their life according to a rhythm. You make love to a rhythm. Your heart beats to a rhythm. If we're gonna run together, we gotta get into the same rhythm.
I got your rhythm, convict.
[Pulls out and plays harmonica]
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Remember What I Said
Written by Organized Noize, Khujo (as Willie Knighton), Terrance Barnett, Big Gipp (as Cameron Gipp) and CeeLo Green (as Thomas Burton)
Performed by Goodie Mob
Produced by Organized Noize Productions for Organized Noize Productions, Inc.
Goodie Mob appears courtesy of LaFace Records See more »
This film, admittedly, is not the best of the genre but it is entertaining if you set aside the obvious parallels to films that came before. In fact, the script intentionally incorporates previous films by references from Dodge and Piper. The one at the end was hilarious!
It could have been better in a few places and it certainly could have been worse. Better: have a little more animated performance from Baldwin, perhaps a little less gore and sadistic behavior by the Cubans and a bit more believability in the fire-fights.
Kudos to Mr. Hooks for keeping it from becoming worse! My wife and I enjoyed watching this film and would recommend it to any free-thinking adults looking for a fairly good film to watch after the kids are in bed. Don't forget the popcorn.
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