On this week’s edition of Scottscope Talk Radio, we’ll be discussing the 22nd anniversary of Juice. Is the film truly iconic? If so, did it come by such status honestly? Is merely known as Tupac’s big screen debut? Is Roland Bishop one of the great screen villains of the early 1990’s? Does the film truly deserve comparison to the likes of Boyz n the Hood and Menace II Society? What of its gold selling soundtrack? Are the days of iconic film soundtracks a thing of the past?
We’ll also be discussing the current state of film criticism and the plight of controversial film critic Armond White. Did he deserve to get kicked out of the New York Film Critics Circle? Is he merely a pretentious snob, or a misunderstood genius fighting to protect the integrity of a dying artform? Has the internet rendered film criticism obsolete? Have bloggers and fans bastardized the form?
We’ll also be discussing the ongoing success of Ride Along and director Tim Story. Mr. Story is one of the fe