What the Hughes brothers manage to do with their film is paint a deadly accurate and empathetic picture that does not follow cliches and stays true to its history and environment. Its message and amount of detail is more than enough to warrant repeated viewings. It is, to put it bluntly, an important film. It stands right on par with the equally masterful "Boyz N The Hood" as a film addressing this subject matter, but as a whole, it goes for a much darker direction.
Because the society in Menace II Society is boxed in sociologically, the picture (for all its strengths) is boxed in esthetically. Already, this genre is beginning to seem as much a victim as the victims it portrays.
this movie is great here's some point about the movie : Menace II Society: is a hood film and the directorial debut of twin brothers Allen and Albert Hughes. It follows the life of a hoodlum named Caine Lawson and his close friends. The film gained notoriety for its scenes of violence, profanity, and drug-related content. Menace II Society was critically