JUICE is power. JUICE is respect. In the streets, everyone wants ‘juice’. How far would you go?
Skipping class to hang out at video arcades, stealing vinyl records – the boys of “The Wrecking Crew,” Q (Omar Epps), Bishop (Tupac Shakur), Raheem (Khalil Kain), and Steel (Jermaine Hopkins) live for the petty crimes of youth. However, their carefree days come to a sudden and violent end, when they become witnesses to the aftermath of a robbery. In the streets, respect is not earned. It is taken, and following the acquisition of a firearm, the boys of “The Wrecking Crew” are prepared to take what is theirs. But, as the quartet will soon find – power corrupts all things.
Marking the directorial debut of longtime Spike Lee collaborator, Ernest Dickinson – JUICE, a tense, unpredictable morality tale of crime and punishment, hurdles towards the edge with unbridled rage and intensity – never missing a beat. (Jazmyne Moreno)