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Old 09-13-16, 09:46 AM   #1
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All Eyez on Me (2017) -- Tupac biopic


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All Eyez On Me, originally titled Tupac, is an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Benny Boom, produced by LT Hutton, David C. Robinson, James G. Robinson and written by Steven Bagatourian, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Ed Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft. The film stars Demetrius Shipp, Jr. (Tupac Shakur), Danai Gurira (Afeni Shakur), Kat Graham (Jada Pinkett), Dominic L. Santana (Suge Knight), Jamal Woolard (Biggie Smalls), Annie Ilonzeh (Kidada Jones), Lauren Cohan (Lelia Steinberg), Grace Gibson (Faith Evans), Harold House Moore (Dr Dre.)
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Old 09-13-16, 09:48 AM   #2
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

Another attempt to make a hero out of a man who was openly a thug and genuinely not a good person.
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Old 09-13-16, 11:06 AM   #3
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I liked his music but I just never had an interest in his life. I'll pass.
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

some good beats but never got the big deal about him when I was younger.
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Old 09-13-16, 11:25 AM   #5
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

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Another attempt to make a hero out of a man who was openly a thug and genuinely not a good person.
he was a good person. and not sure if he is made out as a hero, its just a story of a unique life.
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Old 09-13-16, 06:53 PM   #6
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

Doesn't look like he's made out to be a hero from the trailer. The actor playing him has his mannerisms down, though.

I heard that the Biggie movie, Notorious, made him look like a hero, too. When I finally saw it, I came away thinking, "wow, he was scum." They showed him beating girlfriends, etc. Puffy, on the other hand, clearly threw his executive producer weight around...
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Another attempt to make a hero out of a man who was openly a thug and genuinely not a good person.
I don't see how they are trying to make him out as a "hero" as you stated but he was and still certainly is an important voice for the youth and some adults out there that go through things that you obviously do not. If you don't like rap or hip hop then how Tupac is portrayed in this film or any other is no real concern to you. However, if you ask almost any emcee out there that is worth two shits, Tupac's name will always be on the list as one of the best to ever do it.
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

Biggest mistake Tupac ever made was signing with Death Row records even though he became a huge star after doing it.
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Biggest mistake Tupac ever made was signing with Death Row records even though he became a huge star after doing it.
Pretty much every major artist that signed with Death Row realized they made a mistake after the fact.
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You know it's an "urban" film because they used a 'Z' instead of an 'S' in the title. That makes it street as a motherfucker, yo!
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

So can we expect a shit storm when no one from the film is nominated for an Oscar?
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Another attempt to make a hero out of a man who was openly a thug and genuinely not a good person.
A hero? I don't see him saving people like Superman or wielding his sword lol

He's just a music legend in hip-hop/rap. A huge one too that touched many lives. His music still gets played today and many more years to come.

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Btw I dig the trailer.
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Old 09-14-16, 11:08 AM   #13
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I didn't say superhero. You do know there is a difference right?
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Old 04-06-17, 10:34 PM   #14
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Old 04-06-17, 11:11 PM   #15
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

This is gonna be good.

Damn that dude looks like Suge Knight.
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Old 04-07-17, 03:01 AM   #16
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

This looks good, especially if you're a big 2pac fan, which I am. The dude looks just like him. I assume we'll get some more unreleased music on the soundtrack or possibly a "new" unreleased album.

As for him signing to Death Row, he was already a big deal. But he was in prison, and Suge Knight paid his $1.4 million to get him out, with the stipulation that he sign with the label.

Sadly, it ended up getting him murdered. I'm glad Dre & Snoop got out of there fairly quickly, too.
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Old 06-12-17, 02:37 PM   #17
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Re: All Eyez on Me -- Tupac biopic

This comes out this week.
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Old 06-12-17, 02:43 PM   #18
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Re: All Eyez on Me (2017) -- Tupac biopic

Looks good but I think the actor from Notorious (Anthony Mackie?) was a better fit, based on the previews of this. I don't think this will have nearly the emotional impact of Notorious either. I still get chills at the end when they're showing the procession with Big's mother narrating.
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Re: All Eyez on Me (2017) -- Tupac biopic

The guy who plays Tupac is a dead ringer. It looks good, but I don't think it's gonna be another Straight Out of Compton...
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The guy who plays Tupac is a dead ringer. It looks good, but I don't think it's gonna be another Straight Out of Compton...
Even though I think you're right, I find it odd this movie doesn't have the hype Straight Outta Compton had. Maybe because of my age group (early 30s), I feel like people care more about 2pac than NWA as a whole.
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Even though I think you're right, I find it odd this movie doesn't have the hype Straight Outta Compton had. Maybe because of my age group (early 30s), I feel like people care more about 2pac than NWA as a whole.
To be truthful I didn't care for NWA or knew much about them, but Compton was a great story and good actors who fit the parts. Really enjoyed it...
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Even though I think you're right, I find it odd this movie doesn't have the hype Straight Outta Compton had. Maybe because of my age group (early 30s), I feel like people care more about 2pac than NWA as a whole.
There was more big names and money behind "Straight Outta Compton."

Dr. Dre/Beats By Dre, Ice Cube, and Jimmy Iovine/Interscope all had some kind of interest or investment in it so they pushed it hard.

I don't think there's any serious financial backing here, like SOC had.
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Re: All Eyez on Me (2017) -- Tupac biopic

This looks generic and bland to me. Like a Lifetime movie.
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Re: All Eyez on Me (2017) -- Tupac biopic

Anybody see this? If so, how was it? I've been waiting for it for a long time, but the reviews aren't very good.

I would still think it should do big box office.
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Old 06-17-17, 03:05 PM   #25
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Re: All Eyez on Me (2017) -- Tupac biopic

The first two-thirds are very well paced and contain the best acting. It's just that The whole "Death Row" section gets overlong and flat. What I mostly couldn't believe was after (Surprisingly) setting up Biggie's role well, they don't even mention his death!!
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