Inside an abandoned Detroit train station, past the fires blazing medievally in oil barrels, guys play street ball, a loose form of basketball where money’s always on the line and ”razzle dazzle” wins out over rules. But Crossover skimps on court-level pyrotechnics (we get a game in the beginning and, of course, a big game at the end, and that’s about it) in favor of dry urban melodrama: One player is really aiming for med school, while another (Anthony Mackie, so natural in Half Nelson, so stilted here) flies off the handle a lot.
(Crossover: Kim Simms)
Genre: Drama, Sports; Starring: Wesley Jonathan, Anthony Mackie, Wayne Brady; Director: Preston A. Whitmore II; Author: Preston A. Whitmore II; Release Date Wide: 09/01/2006; Runtime (in minutes): 95; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: TriStar Pictures
Posted August 30 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT
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