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Be Cool Reviews

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March 24, 2005
It's a big mess, but it's a fun mess.
March 24, 2005
...Be Cool is a paper-thin copy that traces the outline of the original without bringing anything new to the drawing board.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 2/4
March 23, 2005
The fastest way to turn cool into drool.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 20, 2005
...there doesn't seem to be any reason for the film to even exist...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
March 15, 2005
As average as its predecessor was entertaining, "Be Cool" is a spoof of itself.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
March 13, 2005
the antithesis of its title, as it is clearly trying too hard from start to finish
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 11, 2005
For all the smug insiderness that makes Chili's world go round, it is the Rock who distracts from the formula most effectively.
March 11, 2005
This Hollywood-set tale of music business corruption never finds it feet.
March 10, 2005
...joyless.
Full Review| Original Score: C
March 10, 2005
A fun reunion of sorts and a new spin on the senseless sequel.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 10, 2005
The only really interesting thing about this boneheaded film version of Elmore Leonard's [novel] is how flagrantly it trashes the book, and its ... flamboyant incoherence.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
March 10, 2005
Pathetic.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 10, 2005
Sequels rarely emerge as anything interesting, much less compelling. This one does. ... Warmed-over Chili is a gas.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
March 9, 2005
A desperate, wheezing mess.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
March 9, 2005
Director F. Gary Gray (The Italian Job) has none of the facility with story and characters that Barry Sonnenfeld displayed on the original picture.
March 9, 2005
A movie that never provides a compelling argument for its own existence.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 9, 2005
I spent the bulk of Be Cool thinking that I'd never seen a more badly structured film, nor one so completely -- with little reason -- convinced of its own coolness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 8, 2005
There weren't any plot threads left dangling at the end of Get Shorty that justified a sequel.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 8, 2005
With nary a role in the film that isn't occupied by a recognizable star, it's a slightly more humble version of the celebrity get-togethers of Ocean's 11 and 12.
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March 8, 2005
'Chappelle's Show' has thrown away wittier music spoofs in their half-smoked roaches.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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