The film begins with Jimmy Smith Eminem , a young and unhappy blue-collar worker from a poor family, struggling with different aspects of his life. She shows up at his work one day during lunch break and witnesses him freestyling with some other employees. It died It got stolen He gave it to his ex He had to sell it He lost a lawsuit and it got tooken away 7 What was behind the dumpster? Mangini, , Howell Gibbens, David E. But, if you actually listen to a lot of his music, it's not something he hits on that often. Although his do-rag and large clothing say otherwise, he is a complex character who often looks deeply into things.
Morse had not heard about the script until he was offered the role. He has moved back north of to the run-down trailer home in of his mother Stephanie, his little sister Lily, and Stephanie's abusive live-in boyfriend Greg. From the perspective of someone who visited this road firsthand too many times: It is one of the dirtiest places in Metro Detroit, known explicitly for its trailer parks and white trash. After being congratulated by Alex and his friends, Jimmy is offered a position by Future, hosting battles at The Shelter. Which part of his rap made Alex laugh? The movie is called 8-mile because it is where Eminem grew up - the section of the road that the movie is referring to it's a big road and there's actually some nice parts of it is stricken with poverty and total societal breakdown. As he leaves the bathroom he passes the bouncer to proceed backstage. Time of Your Life 10.
She somewhat feels guilty about about the life she's given Jimmy and Lily but can never really seem to get motivated enough to be able to turn it around. A large, 4+lane semi-highway which runs east-to-west in southeastern Michigan. Sol George Chin Tiki 31 Where do Jimmy and Alex meet? German Nazi A follower A choke artist A tourist 14 What do they call the place where they have battles? The film follows the lyrically talented Jimmy, also known as Rabbit by his friends, and his struggle to become a white rapper in a predominately black field. He takes on two members of Papa Doc's gang in a battle Lyckety-Split and of whom he easily defeats with clever comebacks that are progressively impressive each time. Em has a solid performance and the drama, motivation and story is amazing. Paul discusses with John the possibility of an unlikely long term escape, as he does not wish to execute what he perceives is a miracle of God.
Elaine realizes that, since he had a grown son in 1935, Paul must be much older than he looks. » Goofs When Alex confronts B-Rabbit in the parking lot to chat, she tells him that she's heard that he's a real dope rapper but she already heard him rapping earlier in the movie just before B-Rabbit and his friends are confronted by the free world members. It is very wide, with 4 lanes on each side, divided by an island median. Archived from on February 23, 2014. As for the plot, don't go into the movie thinking that you're going to see the life of Eminem. Over time, though, Jimmy begins to take more responsibility for the direction of his life.
The 2009 film, 8 Mile, parallels the true life story of multi-platinum artist, Eminem. Wink is also an associate of , a gang that serves as the central rivals towards Jimmy and the rest of the 313 crew. She experiences the pure fandomonium Slim Shady draws to this 215-unit community on a monthly basis. Hanks was originally supposed to play elderly Paul Edgecomb as well but the makeup tests did not make him look credible enough to be an elderly man. After losing his job at a pizza parlour and splitting up with Jeneane, he's forced to move back in with his mother who lives in a trailer park with his young sister Lily. One of the other inmates is a Native-American named Arlen Bitterbuck, who is charged with murder and is the first to be executed.
Wharton had from the moment of his arrival been a troublemaker; he assaulted the guards as he was being escorted into the block, made mischief on two occasions that later caused Paul to order him restrained in the block's padded cell, groped Percy, made a racist remark in John's presence, and revealed psychically to John that he is, in fact, responsible for the crime for which John was condemned; John had been arrested for Wharton's crime as he had been at the crime scene trying to resurrect the two white children with his powers, but was unsuccessful. I just went to the bathroom! Their group name is a representation of the slums they live in, with their area code being 313. The rest of the film focuses on his life and deciding about how he wants to make it in the rap game. Although the movie reviewing website, Rottentomatoes. He falters during a one night at a local venue, the Shelter, and he leaves the stage humiliated. I listen to just about any genre as long as the music is good, and I am a fan of other bests of different genres, even for orchestrated.
Stephanie Shaniqua Janine Sammy Whitney 5 Why did Jimmy break up with her? As Jimmy leaves the venue, Future suggests that he stay and celebrate his victory while also offering a position that would allow him to host battles at The Shelter. Wink is also connected to Tha Free World, which leads to conflicting interests. However, rap is not the only genre I like, and some rap artists make me sick like some people. Jimmy is focused on getting his music career started, but he seems unable to catch a break. Despite Stephanie's best attempts to keep the eviction notice a secret, Greg finds out about it. Iz, Cheddar Bob, Future and Sol are a part of.
There's lots of strip clubs and crummy convenience stores, as well as check and furniture rental places. Basically, the higher the mile number ie. In Southpaw, Eminem would have played a boxer who hit the big time but gradually lost his way. This guy raps like his parents jerked him, sounds like Eric Sermon, the generic version Ward, I think you were a little hard on the beaver. Paul later attends her funeral and muses that if John's power could make a normally short-lived mouse live for six decades as Mr.