Drumline Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for Drumline the Movie

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Devon Miles, (Cannon), a hip-hop drummer from Harlem, receives a full music scholarship to the fictitious Atlanta A&T University. Although his hotdogging antics brought him recognition at home, they aren't appreciated by bandleader Dr. Lee, who's philosophy is "one band, one sound." The university president is aching for more showmanship during halftime and supports Devon's hot-shot performing. This, along with Devon's wisecracking attitude, grates on section-leader and rival Sean, (Roberts). Stone does well dealing with ethnic issues without falling into character cliches and stereotypes, but with so many issues explored, some ideas go undeveloped. Good story is helped along by the flair and power of the marching band scenes.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 118 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Campus Capers, African America
Shawn Schepps, Tina Gordon Chism
Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana, Orlando Jones, Leonard Roberts, GQ, Jason Weaver, Earl C. Poitier, Candace Carey, Afemo Omilami, Shay Rountree, Miguel A. Gaetan, J. Anthony Brown
Shane Hurlbut
Charles Stone
John Powell
Jim Hawkins, Bill Pankow, Patricia Bowers, Nicholas Scott, Salvador Perez, Charles C. Bennett
Wendy Finerman, Fox 2000 Pictures, 20th Century-Fox

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