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8 Mile

a good drama, portrait of poverty, and mainstream taste of rap —Marty Mapes (review...)

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Two women, one older and recently made a CEO, the other younger and full of spitfire, spend an eventful evening at a hotel while dealing with a layover at the airport. This was getting billed as an In the Company of Men “but for women!” Whatever.... It’s nicely shot (by the same D.P. as in Scotland, PA, (see below), and is interesting as both a character study and a piece on what it means to be a woman in a man’s world, but it never quite breaks out of feeling like a chamber piece.