Video Review

Homeboyz II: Crack City

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Movie Rated: Unrated; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: McKinley Winston and Brian Paul Stuart

What happens when nice boys (well, relatively nice boys) sell drugs? It's not good and eventually involves a lot of cussin' and blood. Writer-director Daniel Matmor's film is socially conscious, self-conscious, and, at times, dramatically, barely conscious. Yet there is a certain raw energy and undisciplined baroque flair on display in Homeboyz II: Crack City. Add terrible acting and weepy sanctimoniousness, and the result is mostly insufferable. C-

Originally posted Apr 16, 1993 Published in issue #166 Apr 16, 1993 Order article reprints