8 Mile Residents Weigh In On ‘8 Mile’
USA Today reports it will take more than familiar backdrops and faces to impress the residents of 8 Mile, who disagree on both the merits of the film and its star Eminem, even though no one has seen the movie yet. “I’m going to see (‘8 Mile’) the first day it comes out,” says Lamar Swanson, 44, who has lived in Detroit since 1968, when the riots set the city afire. “But not because of that silly white guy; I don’t even like that music. I just want to see if someone can make a movie about how life here really is. It hasn’t happened yet.” Read more.