Articles tagged dmx

The Future Is Now, and It Is Odd: A Retrospective on Hip-hop in the ‘00s

The historical unfolding of hip-hop bears a strong similarity to that of literature. With that lineage in mind, it's easy to see why the '00s found hip-hop taking on its postmodern stage.

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3 Aug 2008 // 10:58 PM

Dame Grease: Goon Musik

The solo debut from DMX's beatsmith ends up being messy rather than dirty.

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19 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

DMX: The Soul of a Man

This has always been the thing about X, his capacity to feel, hugely, completely, publicly. He hardly needs reality tv to exploit that about him.

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12 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

Never Die Alone (2004)

'I look older in person than I come across on film,' observes DMX while watching himself in Never Die Alone.

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26 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Never Die Alone (2004)

King's funeral opens Never Die Alone, but his throbbing self-consciousness drives it.

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20 Nov 2003 // 11:00 PM

	DMX: Grand Champ

“Yep, yep, yep . . . I don’t really trust humans that much these days. Shit-fact of the matter is, I trust dogs more than I trust

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

Deemed 'The Next Tom Cruise' by 'GQ' magazine, the prolific, asthmatic, and charismatic Dark Man X continues to power his way into the movies.

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22 Oct 2001 // 4:00 PM

	DMX: The Great Depression

DMX was hip-hop’s newest miscreant in 1998, snarling into an arena that has since lent itself to bling-bling blathering and bad hooks. He was a

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Romeo Must Die (2000)

A car drives through a bridge and dark city streets, passing the freeway sign 'East Bay Bridge, Oakland' on the way. A blasting hip-hop soundtrack accompanies opening film credits in overlapping English and Chinese characters.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Romeo Must Die (2000)

Andrzej Bartkowiak's current film Romeo Must Die, which features the incredible martial arts skills of Jet Li, left me a little depressed.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Romeo Must Die (2000)

Andrzej Bartkowiak's current film Romeo Must Die, which features the incredible martial arts skills of Jet Li, left me a little depressed.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Exit Wounds (2001)

The first scene in 'Exit Wounds' shows Boyd (Steven Seagal) arriving to a speech on handgun control given by the Vice President. He arrives late to the speech, cueing the audience -- and his superiors -- to his renegade spirit.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Exit Wounds (2001)

As this minimal plot summary suggests, 'Exit Wounds' is full of cliches that it displays proudly. It is what it is -- a Steven Seagal formula flick dressed up so a hip-hop-martial arts crowd might appreciate it, and even tolerate Seagal.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Backstage (2000)

Of course, ambition, talent, good luck, and effort can only take you so far. The film addresses racism in the business by underlining the tour's lack of 'incidents.'"

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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