Scene of the Week: Surviving the Game
Not every rapper can make the leap into acting and last for as long as Ice-T has lasted. I’m not going to say the he’ll win any Academy Awards anytime soon but for his skill set I’d say he’s done pretty well for himself. I’m kind of curious what it was like on the set with all of these veteran actors for Surviving the Game. I’m sure reciting lines with a man as intense as Gary Busey can be intimidating as hell. I love me some Busey. He is so out of his mind sometimes that you would think that he actually believes that he is the character and not just playing him. Is it method acting or madness? Who knows and who cares. I’m just glad I get to watch scenes like this.
If you haven’t heard of or seen Surviving the Game, Busey and his wealthy bros invite homeless Ice-T out to the wilderness for a little hunt. Unaware to the rapper, he becomes the prey and they embark on a deadly cat and mouse game for survival. Below you’ll see one of my favorite scenes of the film. Busey is a psychotic psychiatrist who really just loves a good hunt. Let me tell you how I got these scars….