Summary: This story is good in the way it relates to the true accounts of a young
underground white rapper whos friends believe and have faith in who is a true
one of a kind talented young rapper that defies all the odds and keeps marching
Excerpt: I am BIG Eminem fan and I remember being too young to see this at the cinema when it came out and being really annoyed! The day it was released on DVD I dashed out to buy it and was sooo excited!
Excerpt: I'm not a huge rap music fan and can name the amount of rappers I've heard of on one hand if I'm honest. I have heard a fair bit of Eminem's music as my granddaughter is very keen and I quite like the humour and/or stories he tells in his songs.
Excerpt: 8 Mile is a film released in 2002 starring Eminem, Brittany Murphy and Kim Basinger and directed by Curtis Hanson. The film is set against the backdrop of urban Detroit where young Jimmy Smith (Eminem) lives in a district called 8 Mile with his mum and younger sister.
Excerpt: I watched this film a little sceptical. I do own 2 of eminems albums and do like some of his songs but i wasnt an over keen fan and after films such as The Cell and Soul Plane were other singers had turned to acting with very disappoint results i wasnt expecting to like the film at all.
Excerpt: I have to say from the outset that I like Eminem and his music, so it's probably no great surprise that I like this film as well. However I did try to watch this film as a work in its own right, all allegiances aside. Eminem is very successful as a musician, so can he make it on screen?
Excerpt: note: also appears in part on Flixster and The Student Room There were probably few that expected a film starring Eminem to actually be any good, but miraculously, this is a cracking film with a knockout lead performance by the rapper.
Excerpt: i watched this film because i am a big fan of eminem and i was not disappointed. it is obvious that this film is biographical of eminems life and his struggles and obstacles that he faced throughout his life are apparent and we are able to see how he became a stronger person as he dealt with many...