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      Federal Hill

      R 1994 1h 37m Drama List
      82% Tomatometer 17 Reviews 70% Audience Score 500+ Ratings A young hoodlum becomes enamored of a college coed in this tale of five longtime friends in Providence, R.I. Read More Read Less

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      Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly Rated: A- Sep 7, 2011 Full Review Jonathan Rosenbaum Chicago Reader Corrente's handling of class divisions (one of the heroes starts seeing a Brown University senior he sells cocaine to) and the body language of the performances keep things fresh. Sep 28, 2007 Full Review David Stratton Variety Producer-director-scripter Michael Corrente manages to bring freshness to basically derivative material in Federal Hill, thanks to a number of excellent performances and some evocative black-and-white images of a world he knows intimately. Sep 28, 2007 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Federal Hill is like Scorsese's Mean Streets of Rhode Island, with the same focus on male camaraderie, its merits and its price. Rated: B Apr 29, 2011 Full Review TV Guide There are lots of admirable things about Federal Hill, starting with Richard Crudo's sparkling black-and-white cinematography Rated: 3/4 Sep 28, 2007 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 4/5 Jul 20, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Nice character study. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Audience Member I suppose I had to watch this movie at some point since it takes place in my neighborhood. Goddamn was this town a shithole in the 90's! Downtown was just a pile of dirt and like three buildings with graffiti on them. Apparently there weren't any Spanish or black people here back then. Not one in the entire movie! 100% of the citizens in the neighborhood were Italian. The only fun I had viewing this film was recognizing all the different settings. You had Haven Brothers, the steps near there, downtown, the Biltmore, Angelo's, the bakery down the street, the funeral home on Broadway, America street, The Valet stand on Atwells, Thayer Street (with no Au Bon Pain or Starbucks! maybe the 90's weren't so bad on the East Side anyway.) and Brown University. .The plot was full of cliche's. Ooooh you have the working class kid who falls for for the Ivy League coke whore who's going to eventually leave him to go on some archeology dig somewhere. and then you need to find a way to make a large and unrealistic amount of money in a week or the mob is going to kill you! Wow, that is such an original plot! I also think they tried too hard to give the viewer the impression that maybe Nicholas Turturro's character was a closet homosexual who had a thing for his friend (was that the guy from Beer League?). Turturro did a pretty good job though. The final scene had some emotion in it. but overall, badda bing badda boom this movie sucked ass! Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/18/23 Full Review Audience Member Quite a moody effort from the American Italian subcultural brand. It's thoughtful, but not remarkable. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member good storyline, complex characters..cud've got more recognition wid a better cast maybe..but watvr..lykd it a lot..nd m desperately lukin fr d soundtrack..can any1 help me out? Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/27/23 Full Review Audience Member Between a 6/10 and 7/10, The movie has a good ear for the way the characters talk, dress, move and live; it's another Italian-American slice-of-life, well acted and directed. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/25/23 Full Review Audience Member Had some good parts in it...acting was alittle cheap tho! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/16/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Movie Info

      Synopsis A young hoodlum becomes enamored of a college coed in this tale of five longtime friends in Providence, R.I.
      Michael Corrente
      Michael Corrente, Libby Corrente, Richard Crudo
      Production Co
      Original Language
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Apr 1, 2017
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      1h 37m