Welcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.
Login: Password:




Subscriber content preview

August 18, 2017

'Patti Cake$': hip-hop dreams in New Jersey

AP Film Writer

Patti Cake$

Writer-director: Geremy Jasper

Cast: Danielle Macdonald, Siddharth Dhananjay, Bridget Everett, Cathy Moriarty

Rating: R

Running time: 108 minutes

The Sundance sensation “Patti Cake$” may flow with formulaic beats but it's got spirit for miles (eight of them, at least) and features one of the best mother-daughter relationships of the year.

. . .

To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.

Previous columns: