After a seven-year hiatus, The Basketball Diaries
director Scott Kalvert returns to wring every last cliché out 1950s juvenile delinquent movies, without adding anything particularly fresh to the formula. The year is 1958, the place is a Brooklyn neighborhood called Sunset Park. For the past three years, members of the Deuces gang have been keeping their turf free of the rival Vipers, and most importantly to head Deuce Leon Anthony (Stephen Dorff) heroin. Leon started the gang after he found his kid brother, Allie Boy (Blake Bashoff), dead from an overdose. Leon is sure that Allie Boy's hotshot came straight from Marco Vendetti (Norman Reedu...