‘8 Mile’ Performers Are Terrific

Owen Gleiberman gave a glowing review of ’s new film ‘8 Mile’, giving the flick an A-.
“By the end of ‘8 Mile,’ our desire to see Rabbit let out his rage is palpable, and the big rap contest is one of the most purely exciting scenes the movies have given us in years,” Gleiberman raved. “All of the performers are terrific, but the triumph of Rabbit’s rap lies in how far he’ll go — to dis somebody, to dis himself, to twist and syncopate and loop-the-loop his rhymes into an unholy ricochet of iambic fury. More than just a rap, he’s laying down a Song of Himself. It’s the sound of a life of fear and fever that has suddenly found its voice.” Read more.

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