Thursday, July 10 2008
The second season of The Boondocks tackles issues that are important to the hip-hop community with contributions from numerous hip-hop artists. Boondocks Response Syndrome explains why we react to this series the way we do.
Monday, October 8 2007
As always, the adults provide the show's least attractive possibilities. They're slow-walking, fast-talking jokes.
Monday, November 13 2006
Little Man requires a heroic (or myopic) suspension of disbelief on the part of all the adults in the film that is truly fantastic, if not a little miraculous, to keep it all going.
Thursday, July 13 2006
None of these gender clichés is especially funny, and it doesn't help that Marlon Wayans' face often looks sloppily pasted onto the stunt bodies who do all the running around, falling, and crashing.
Friday, May 28 2004
Perhaps the tribulations of Snoop's home life produced the tiresome distractedness of his performance in Soul Plane.
Monday, December 8 2003
Tracy Mitchell (Tracy Morgan) is more bland than 'streetwise,' a means to market 'blackness' to NBC's viewers.
Friday, November 29 2002
'I look at myself and the movies I do as a brand,' Ice Cube tells 'Variety'.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Arriving in theaters five years later, Next Friday is the kind of sequel that will elicit much grumping from critics and other people who purport know what's good for you. The problems with the film are obvious -- like all sequels, it's designed to make money.