March 26, 2013
No Rating; 1:21 running time
In Adam Leon's "Gimme the Loot," a loose, beguiling bit of larceny, a pair of teenage graffiti artistes from the Bronx ¿ Malcolm, played by Ty Hickson, and Sofia, played by Tashiana Washington ¿ spend an eventful summer weekend in side-winding pursuit of their dream.
The dream? To "bomb" the New York Mets home run apple in the stadium formerly known as Shea. This is the holy grail for taggers, the most elusive of iconic targets. The dream is motivated by revenge, among other things; Malcolm, who sports a bright turquoise wristwatch, has had it with Mets fans spraying over his best tags. "I'm really sick of that corny blue and orange," he says. "On everything!" -- Michael Phillips
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