The Basketball Diaries: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite for heroin -- all of these begin to encroach on young Jim's dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother's mounting concern for her son. He can't go home and his...
The Basketball Diaries (1995) Links
|= Low Quality||= Medium Quality||= High Quality|
The Basketball Diaries (1995) Comments
Post a comment
Join the site, it's free!
I can't watch movies! Help!
Support the Site
dogmaster : MAN IM SCARE TO WATCH THIS JUST FROM THE BOX ART THAT SHIT IS REAL! SHOULD I...
brokencrow : not normally a fan of silly horror like sharknado for example but this movie...
xPrimeDust : i love this saga movie and i love #Catherine Bell make more movies with her...
Freddiebones : To me, this was more gimmick than substance. They took a concept with great...