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Patti Cakes

The feature film debut from music-video director Geremy Jasper tells the coming-of-age tale of an overweight 23-year-old female underdog from “blue-collar New Jersey” who just happens to be a closet savant rapper. Australian actress Danielle Macdonald stars as Patricia Dombrowski, known to her friends and rivals as “Patti Cake$.” READ MORE: Danielle Macdonald Takes The Mic In Crowd-Pleaser ‘Patti Cakes’ [Sundance Review] Jasper has said the film is a love letter to rap music, his life growing up in New Jersey and the loud and foul-mouthed women whom he was surrounded by. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘Patti Cake$’ Brings You The Tale Of An Underdog Rapper From Jersey at The Playlist.

PARK CITY – Small town underdog looking to make it in the music business isn’t exactly the most original idea for a movie. And throwing in a hip-hop angle is familiar territory even at Sundance (see 2005’s “Hustle & Flow”). It’s huge credit to writer and director Geremy Jasper then that “Patti Cake$,” which debuted at the 2017 edition of the festival on Monday, breaks through that familiar convention with flying colors. Continue reading Danielle Macdonald Takes The Mic In Crowd-Pleaser ‘Patti Cakes’ [Sundance Review] at The Playlist.