Not reviewed at press time. Here's something curious. This documentary about the fractious world of rap and hip-hop has been slowly kicking its way around the country for the last two months and is now making its Austin debut in two theatres specializing in second-run movies. The reviews I've seen elsewhere don't indicate that the movie is so lame as to deserve such an unceremonious mercy killing. So, we have to wonder why the ACT III theatre chain has chosen to release The Show in such an unusual manner. The movie is reported to feature offstage observations over performance footage. Those commenting on the scene include members of Run-DMC and Naughty by Nature, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Warren G., Wu-Tang Clan, and Slick Rick, who is interviewed in prison.
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