What a success story, when the film plays it gets less gory

from Slaughterhouse (Ft. Cee-Lo Green) – My Life Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

At the end of it all when they are telling the tales of the obstacles Joe has overcome, they will be unable to appropriately depict the hardships he endured to get where he is at.

Kind of how war movies cannot capture the hellish environment of an actually battlefield.

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