The film is most convincing as a musical travelogue, drifting through clouds of weed smoke toward some form of Doggy-Lion enlightenment. If not taken too seriously, it's kind of a blast.
| Original Score: 3/5
All told - and this film knows exactly who its audience is - a reminder of what famously enriching company habitual stoners are.
| Original Score: 2/5
Comic, pretentious and tedious.
The film strikes an impressive balance between serious concerns and several hilarious episodes - usually involving Snoop and his entourage enthusiastically partaking of Jamaica's bountiful crops of marijuana.
There's a nagging sense of indulgence that leaves us wondering just how truthful this documentary actually is as it follows Snoop Dogg on a voyage of personal discovery.
You suspect the camera crew returned from Jamaica with about 20 minutes of usable footage.
| Original Score: 1/5
One can't help thinking that if you've tasted all the spoils it is much easier to give the sweet life up - while still riding around in a Rolls, of course.
There could have been an interesting documentary here had the director stepped up to challenge his subject.
Lavish PR mission or genuine example of creative renewal? Beats us...
Thoroughly engaging and entertaining to watch, thanks to a strong direction and Snoop's unapologetic and vibrant personality.
| Original Score: 4/5
It features more weed than a pot-warming party at Bill & Ben's but offers little more than spliff-glazed promotion for Snoop's reggae reincarnation.
More honest than you might expect a promotional piece such as this to be, but less self-investigative than you might like, you come away thinking there are much greater depths for Snoop Lion to plumb.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
First-time director Andy Capper observes the star without judgement as he desperately tries to court Jamaican acceptance as a modern-day Marley.
You don't even need to be high to enjoy this gratifyingly candid, funny and moving portrait of the Grand Master Toker.
With a legacy forever haunted by Death Row, Snoop is looking to reggae for something positive to leave behind. That's a worthwhile journey, even if it looks like it's sponsored by Adidas.
Snoop has certainly tempered his worldview, but enlightenment isn't as evident here as much as a woozy weariness, perhaps a long-term byproduct of being very, very stoned.
In its simplest moments ... "Reincarnated" presents an honesty that is its own reward. It shows us an old Dogg with no tricks.
Snoop's involvement as a producer does a disservice to the film. Was there anyone behind the scenes with veto power?
| Original Score: 2/4
Snoop is a fascinating figure who deserves better than this puff piece.
The rap artist's spiritual journey (he's now Snoop Lion) seems earned, rather than the publicity stunt others might have caught a whiff of originally.