1985. USA. Michael Schultz. 97 min.
Friday, March 4, 2011, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
1985. USA. Directed by Michael Schultz. With Run-DMC, LL Cool J, Jam Master Jay, Sheila E., Russell Simmons. Krush Groove is a dramatized retelling of the early days of the influential music label Def Jam Recordings, and specifically producer Russell Simmons’s decision to borrow money from a street hustler in order to press Run-DMC records. Filmed in the Bronx in the mid-1980s and featuring an array of rap luminaries, Schultz’s film captures a golden era of East Coast hip hop. 97 min.