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Death of a Dynasty (2003)

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A young journalist, David Katz, who writes for a hip-hop magazine called "Mic Check", starts following a music mogul around as part of a story and over time incorrectly starts to think he ... See full summary »

Director:

Damon Dash

Writer:

Adam Moreno (as Mr. Blue)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... Dave Katz
Capone Lee Capone Lee ... Damon Dash / Dash's Assistant (as Capone)
Loon Loon ... Turk
Robert Stapleton ... Jay-Z / Bootlegger 1 / Hot Boy 1 / Dre / A1 / Gay Guy
Rashida Jones ... Layna Hudson
Stephanie Raye ... Monica (as Stephanie Ray)
Damon Dash ... Harlem
Charlene Charlene ... Miss Jones
Chloë Sevigny ... Sexy Woman #1 (as Chloe Sevigny)
Kari Wuhrer ... Sexy Woman #2
Jamie-Lynn Sigler ... Sexy Woman #3
Beanie Sigel Beanie Sigel ... Charles 'Sandman' Patterson / Himself
Adam Moreno Adam Moreno ... A&R Guy / Hipster / Lew Chaplin (as Mr. Blue)
Sale Johnson Sale Johnson ... R&B Singer #1
Lorraine Bracco ... Enchante, R&B Singer #2
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A young journalist, David Katz, who writes for a hip-hop magazine called "Mic Check", starts following a music mogul around as part of a story and over time incorrectly starts to think he is part of that world, which leads to him writing an article for a gossip newspaper that starts a rivalry between the producer and his most famous rapper. Written by PhatBleek

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You heard the rumors

Genres:

Musical | Comedy

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Rated R for pervasive language, some drug and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2007 (Japan) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,107, 1 May 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$42,108
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Pure Garbage
22 March 2007 | by ElswetSee all my reviews

This was a total waste of film, time, resources, and ... well, never mind, there WAS no talent.

I don't know what this was trying for, except perhaps a rap musical, but it didn't work! This was a totally disgusting display of a serious lack of talent, direction, and vision. It was worse than boring. It was horrid! There IS no dialog, no enjoyment, no point to this "work." Absolutely wretched, and completely disgusting display of new money, no class, and a total lack of taste.

I want my ninety minutes back! *wretches* This bull snot doesn't rate a rating.

the Fiend :.


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