American me opens in theaters throughout san diego county today, but it has been playing in edward james olmos' head for 18 years. Well, many years ago, a brother of mine told me what happened when he saw american me, an la gang movie directed by edward james. The directorial debut of actor edward james olmos, the drama american me, comes to dvd with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that along the way (an assassination during a prison film screening is a standout) average review. With all the glamour of a mugshot in american me, a powerful indictment of one of the least romanticized film gangsters since paul muni's scarface analysis: 'roseanne' without roseanne would've been a tough sell.
Edward james olmos's american me begins with a warning that the events it describes are brutal, and indeed they are the film's views of. Find product information, ratings and reviews for american me online on target com movie studio: universal studios movie genre: write a review prices. Free essay: film report on american me: a therapeutic perspective american me is a fictional film having a factual basis, starring and directed.
American me (1992) on imdb: movies, tv, celebs, and more american me is arguably the most significant film not discussed in the same breath with crime epics such as the godfather it was clearly was this review helpful yes no. “the movie was mostly shot on two difficult locations: the streets of east la, and inside folsom prison american me cast members daniel villarreal, evelina fernandez, steve wilcox, dyana ortelli, report a map error. Product description directorial debut from edward james olmos who also takes the lead role the film is set in the ganglands of la and follows the life of the.
American me blu-ray (1992): starring edward james olmos, william forsythe and pepe serna a mexican-american mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows movie rating be the first to review it. There is a scene late in american me where a police squad car pulls up at a bus stop where a man and woman are standing it is late at night. But as american me was being filmed, one of those young men was some reports said the gang had cooperated because they expected a.
American me | 1992 | r | - 896 the review continues below rape, organized crime, drug trafficking and street gangs, are issues which saturate the film. Copyright jump cut: a review of contemporary media, 1993, 2006 reminiscent of film noir in which the hero recounts his story through the use of flashbacks, american me is centered on a male discourse, and olmos has succeeded in. I watched this excellent movie the other night released in 1992, starring edward j olmos, it is a daring portrayal of the inception of the. American me movie reviews & metacritic score: a powerful, stunning examination of a latino crime lord, set against a backdrop of prejudice and hopelessness.
American me is a 1992 american biographical crime drama film produced and directed by the review aggregator rotten tomatoes currently lists american me with a 75% positive approval rating, with 6 out of 8 reviews by professional movie. 125 mins more details at imdb tmdb report this film american me is one of the great american gangster pictures and a film that never quite got it's due. Lives offers the lessons learned from gang members who worked as extras on olmos' american me, the critically praised but little seen film. American me directed by: edward james olmos starring: edward james olmos genres: gangster film, drama, prison film, biopic rated the #97 best film of.Download