POWER. RESPECT. JUICE. HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO GET IT?
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)