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There's a Distinct Lack of Laughter in 'Soul Men'new

In Soul Men, Samuel L. Jackson and the late Bernie Mac are great; too bad the movie around them stinks.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  11-14-2008  |  Reviews

Sam & Mac Do Sam & Dave in 'Soul Men'new

Malcolm D. Lee's latest may be lightweight and flawed, but it cruises on star power and great music.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  11-07-2008  |  Reviews

'Soul Men' is an Unintentionally Sad Comedynew

Any fan of Mac's knows the man was capable of making audiences laugh without having to stoop to an endless stream of mindless profanity. Were he and Jackson given sufficient breathing room, I'm certain any ad lib would've been exponentially funnier than what the dreadful script provided.
Montreal Mirror  |  Christopher Sykes  |  11-07-2008  |  Reviews

Bernie Mac's Face-Off with Samuel L. Jackson is the Only Reason to See 'Soul Men'new

Soul Men is the most disappointing tribute to black pop music since the OutKast movie Idlewild, as director Malcolm D. Lee repeats the same faux-nostalgia as his Roll Bounce.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  11-06-2008  |  Reviews

Stop Hatin' on the Familynew

Indie films could learn a lesson from populist flicks with a strong family message (and box office appeal).
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  02-14-2008  |  Reviews

Martin Beats Stillernew

Your enjoyment of Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins can be predetermined by one question: Do you think an obstacle course showdown between Martin Lawrence and Cedric the Entertainer sounds hilarious? If not, move along to the next review.
The Portland Mercury  |  Chas Bowie  |  02-08-2008  |  Reviews

Roller Boogienew

Hot-wiring a penchant for sports film truisms to some seriously spot-on Seventies nostalgia, Bow Wow headlines this easygoing portrayal of teenage camaraderie and its attendant difficulties.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  09-23-2005  |  Reviews

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