All Eyez On Me Review

All Eyez On Me Review

This movie is a biopic of a Rap Legend or perhaps the best rapper of all time Tupac Shakur. Showcasing his journey all the way from when he was a kid till his very own death. As someone who enjoyed movies like 8 Mile, Straight Outta Compton, Notorious and Get Rich or Die Trying – this one sadly didn’t meet all my expectations. NWA movie was a good example of a great story, great actors and very good writing, while All Eyez on me was more of an attempt of same thing, but fell bit short.

Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur. The film follows Shakur from his early days in New York City to his evolution into being one of the world’s most recognized and influential voices before his untimely death at the age of 25. Against all odds, Shakur’s raw talent, powerful lyrics and revolutionary mind-set propelled him into becoming a cultural icon whose legacy continues to grow long after his passing. ALL EYEZ ON ME stars Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan, Hill Harper, Jamal Woolard, Danai Gurira and Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur.

While its anecdotal opinion, i don’t generally prefer certain unorthodox methods to tell a story, such as showing “the ending of the movie in the beginning” or going back and forth with future and past. The way its done in this movie Tupac is being interviewed by a guy while hes on prison (back in 1985) and he keeps telling about his past and how he started everything and this is followed by bunch of flashbacks.

After the story moves forward enough he jumps back to present in the prison and eventually gets out and well…most people know what happens to him in 1986 September. His deaths aftermath was not perhaps portrayed in best possible way – in the Notorious movie they had this cool scene where whole Brooklyn was playing his music and his mother was there to give this cool ass speech (They had similar thing with Tupac’s death in the same movie). They decided to end the tupac movie with a simple interview clip, granted was not a bad one, but didn’t get super motivated either.

Overall its not a bad movie its just that it was rather mediocre in many fronts and they just had this amazing storyline and rich characters, but they ended up delivering in certain aspects.


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