• Released
  • May 5, 2000
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • Comedy
    Drama
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Jails, Hospitals & Hip-hop Synopsis
A monologue explores the lives of culturally diverse New Yorkers.

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90

L.A. Weekly

By Ernest Hardy
Belongs to the small rank of hip-hop films that actually have something to say -- and that say it with both style and intellectual bite.
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90

Variety

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There is no denying Danny Hoch's talent. A monologist in the tradition of Eric Bogosian, Hoch assembles a cast of urban types and explores...
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80

Film Threat

A wild, rapid-fire collage that's as fiercely funny, original and provocative as anything I've seen on a screen in a good long while.
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Hoch's considerable skill speaks to an extraordinary empathy and a willingness to understand where even the toughest customer is coming...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Ultimately, it's too much information coming too fast.
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63

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
While some of this white guy's humor is juvenile and in questionable taste, Hoch, for the most part, is able to pull it off and supply a...
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60

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
By and large Mr. Hoch's portrayals are as harsh and authentic as a police photograph, but an occasional touch of sentimentality creeps in.
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For strong language, drug content, brief nudity