True to the aesthetics of any Julien Temple movie, the style-over-substance approach blurs the racial and drug issues the movie broaches. We can only lament the fact that Shakur didn't live to learn not to associate with such hack poseurs.
Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandie Newton, Charles Fleischer. Written and directed by Vondie Curtis Hall. Opens Friday.
Tupac Shakur, Mickey Rourke. Written by Bruce Rubenstein and Sir Eddie Cook. Directed by Julien Temple.