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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

'Soul Men' Offers Vintage Bernie Macnew

Director Malcolm Lee says he was just hearing back from a focus group about their reaction to his new movie when he learned that the film's co-star had died.
The Georgia Straight  |  Ian Caddell  |  11-04-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Bernie Mac Seals His Career With a Laugh in 'Soul Men'

Bernie Mac's last film before his untimely death is a let-it-rip irreverent comedy invested with Bernie's trademark brand of earthy humor.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-03-2008  |  Reviews

Shallow Popnew

Mr. 3000 isn't really about the athletes. It's more about the fans and even the beat writers who adore them and reward them and forgive them, no matter their arrogance or insolence.
Westword  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  09-22-2004  |  Reviews

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