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Saturday, July 23, 2005

Hustle & Flow: High Tide


In the two scenes where Terrance 'DJay' Howard is by the Mississippi River, the tide is going out. Nice imagery for the struggle of the characters to get out of their hopeless circumstances. This movie has the biggest heart of the summer. It will break your heart, make you cry and lift you up. You wouldn't think so because it is a movie about a pimp and his prostitutes.

The tag line for the movie, "Everybody Has A Dream," is the heart of the movie. It is the pursuit of the dream that makes this movie's heart beat and makes you love the characters. The other hook in the movie will stay with you: "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp..."
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