Slam

  • 1998
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Although it begins promisingly enough, with a documentary-like look at the options available to young African-American men who grow up in the "ghetto life," this visually polished film stumbles when it comes to actually telling a story. Gangly Raymond Joshua (Saul Williams) is obviously a talented young man -- all those shots of him thinking are the tip-off...read more

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Slam
The unanimous winner of the 1998 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, SLAM is a "coming to life" ghetto tale of a streetpharmacist/aspiring (more…)

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  • Released: 1998
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Although it begins promisingly enough, with a documentary-like look at the options available to young African-American men who grow up in the "ghetto life," this visually polished film stumbles when it comes to actually telling a story. Gangly Raymond Jos… (more)

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