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Never Die Alone

The movie Never Die Alone was based on the book Never Die Alone.

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Movie details for Never Die Alone

The movie was released in 2004 and directed by Ernest R. Dickerson. Never Die Alone was produced by 20th Century Fox. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include DMX, Michael Ealy, Drew Sidora, Antwon Tanner, Robby Robinson, Luenell Campbell, David Arquette, Clifton Powell, Wealthy Linn Gener, Jeff Sanders, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Shakira Vanise Gamble, Big Daddy Wayne, Damion Poitier, Eric Payne, Peak Winbush, D-Taylor Murphy, Jalil Jay Lynch, Aisha Tyler and Jennifer Sky.

 

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There's nothing like a violent, foul-mouthed, drug-laden, misogynistic, post-adolescent gangsta fantasy to teach you (heh heh) that crime doesn't pay. Whassup with Never Die Alone, bro? Here's a pulp-driven movie that wants it both ways, glorifying virtua... Read More
There's nothing like a violent, foul-mouthed, drug-laden, misogynistic, post-adolescent gangsta fantasy to teach you (heh heh) that crime doesn't pay. Whassup with Never Die Alone, bro? Here's a pulp-driven movie that wants it both ways, glorifying virtually every negative black-male stereotype in the book (illiterates with absentee parents, gold-toothed pimps, hooded gangstas, bling-bling drug dealers, thugs, and assorted hip-hop wannabes) while presenting a gritty neo-noir crime story of an ill-fated heroin dealer and woman-hater (rapper-turned-bad-actor DMX) who seeks redemption but has too much bad karma to survive. Based on the influential 1974 novel by Donald Goines and directed with plenty of dark-city style by Ernest R. Dickerson, this hard-hitting but woefully trashy crime thriller is rather ambitious in its narrative structure, weaving past and present in telling a doomed man's tale. David Arquette brings urgent desperation to his role as a seedy writer whose inner-city research turns into a violent nightmare, and Michael Ealy is equally good as a vengeful gangsta with blood ties to DMX's character. But what's the real lesson here? In a movie with no moral compass, it's no wonder everyone's spinning off in all the wrong directions. --Jeff Shannon

Book details for Never Die Alone

Never Die Alone was written by Donald Goines. The book was published in 1974 by Holloway House Publishing Company. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

 

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King David never let anything stand in his way, as he clawed his way out of tyhe mean streets. If it took busting an old lady's head open with a Coke bottle for her last dollar, so be it. Mixing battery acid with cocaine to gain revenge was acceptable, to... Read More
King David never let anything stand in his way, as he clawed his way out of tyhe mean streets. If it took busting an old lady's head open with a Coke bottle for her last dollar, so be it. Mixing battery acid with cocaine to gain revenge was acceptable, too. Whatever it took. Then he made it big-- only to find others had not forgotten, had no intention of forgiving. They came after him. He left behind a Cadillac and a diary, left it to a writer Donald Goines called "Paul Pawlowski." Like all Goines' novels, Never Die alone is based on truth.