Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs. He is given a choice: 5 years in jail or a couple of months in boot ...
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William James Stiggers Jr.,
Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs. He is given a choice: 5 years in jail or a couple of months in boot camp. He chooses boot camp and finds out it is tougher than he thought it would be. He braves it through and comes home a better man. He then has to deal with the real world, and never gives up no matter what the odds. Written by
Pat McCurry <email@example.com>
Fu, fu, fu, FUCK CALHOUN!
[Fellow inmates laugh and giggle in agreement]
[Door swings open fast, lights turn on]
Everybody on their feet!
[Inmates do so]
[Goes to one inmate]
Who wants to fuck Calhoun, you?
No, No Sir.
[Goes to another inmate]
You wanna fuck Calhoun?
[Goes to Tyrone]
How bout you? You wanna fuck Calhoun?
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Written by T. Plough, M. Glove & E. Mous
Performed by DJ Polo featuring Mele Mel & Scorpio
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This TV movie is a bleak but insightful look at how a young black American copes with and ultimately benefits from being sent to a Boot Camp instead of prison. I did enjoy this movie as it took us into the dark and depressing life of a young African American but it could have been so much better. I would have liked the relationship with the two gang Bangers to have been explored a little bit more and we could also have done without the slushy sentimental bit in the middle of the film.
I had never heard of the actor Omar Epps and I was impresssed with him in the lead role. Over all a good movie. 7 out of 10.
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