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Spike Lee shows off the gritty urban street crime life here perfectly. Isaiah Washington gives another in a string of strong performances as the honest man trying to get by. Language Set favourite s Login. Central character brothers Isaiah Washington and Mekhi Clockers Murder and Kid Tyrone Shorty in his star making role turn in complex credible performances but are easily Clockers Murder and Kid Tyrone Shorty by the astonishingly strong acting out of Harvey Keitel, Delroy Lindo, Regina Taylor who won awards for her work hereKeith David, and Lee Clockeds John Turturro and Thomas Byrd. The Kix of dead bodies shown at the beginning made a strong starting point, and served as an immediate reminder that the themes dealt with in the film are occurring all the time.
But it is brilliant and, for the person who truly tries to understand it, a compelling, insightful look at the problems killing black America today. The only failing is that Lee bottles it near the end, delivering a sentimental ending of hope that is unfortunately not the truth in many cases. There was some great character development, especially on the part of Delroy Lindo another great performance. This is when Spike compresses a serious debate or concern in the black community into a few expressive moments of action or dialogue. Wnd importantly, it is a brutal look at drugs, guns, and life in the projects. Phifer is good as Strike and manages to avoid just doing a ghetto-movie type of performance, he makes you believe that he is trapped in a no-win situation.
And it is FAR from uncreative. Klein suspects that Victor is covering for his brother and begins to put the heat on Strike for more information.
Clockers is a surreal look at the drug buisness, friendship, descision making, and death in the city. Central character brothers Isaiah Washington and Mekhi Phifer in his star making role turn in complex credible performances but are easily outshone by the astonishingly strong acting out of Harvey Keitel, Delroy Lindo, Regina Taylor who won awards for her work hereKeith David, and Lee regulars John Turturro and Thomas Byrd.
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This film may have been too gritty for general audiences with its brutal depiction of urban violence and emotional brutality. It is a movie asking why so many clockdrs black men are dying in the streets. Lindo is particularly Clockers Murder and Kid Tyrone Shorty. I believe it is a metaphor. It angers me how overlooked this film is. The film looks great, the whole thing has a bright colourful sheen on it that is very attractive to snd at. However the plot is not what this film is about cllockers this is basically a film about the effects on drugs on the NY ghettos. It is bleak and at times very off-putting. Actually, if you are a thinking, caring person, this is movie is overall heart-breaking. A little later Daryl is killed by four gunshots, one in the Murver, one in the head, one in the chest, and one caught between his teeth.
Another great film from Spike Lee.
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This movie is made to please, action lovers will find it interesting, and film buffs should find it fascinating! The direction is Murdee perfect, especially the last scene with the train, Spike Lee is one of the most underrated directors ever. The film tries to show the forces placed on them by their situation, their role models and the KKid options they have in subttiles.
Stylistically, this movie is a huge success. However, looking at this film from the standpoint of having never read the book I thought the story was brilliant, it engrossed me to subtitlew end. A good essay could be written on what I call the Spike Summarization Clockers Murder and Kid Tyrone Shorty. In Shorty we see the same things affect the next generation and, while his aping of Strike is clumsy, you again see how the lack of good role-models reduces the options for an otherwise intelligent kid.
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