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Pretty good movie. Though it clearly doesn't portray everything as closely to reality as it should and it's very formulaic and ambiguous as to who Chris actually cared for in terms of the women in his life, the choice to focus on Chris rather than his music persona was unique and smarter and the performances are pretty good, especially Woolard.
Eh. That's all I really have to say, it's not completely bad, it's not completely good. It pays homage to the late great while still leaving some to be desired in terms of storytelling and acting in some areas. Music was great, obviously.
I think if you're at all a fan of the Notorious B.I.G. you should see this film actor Jamal Woolard does a find job as Biggie and Christopher Wallace JR did a fine job with okay directing from George Tillman Jr. although the writing and story can be somewhat cliche Notorious is a fine movie and I suggest you watch it to learn about Big with a fine cast of actors some great written scenes and pretty much accurate film with the music being one of the best things about it being composed by Danny Elfman with perfect cues for Bigs music. Overall Notorious has it's flaws but overall alright film.
The film feels like paint by numbers, but it's still interesting enough, especially for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. Still it just brushes the surface and doesn't dig in beyond the obvious.