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Cellmates Reviews

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February 22, 2013
A lifer with little chance for appeal
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 29, 2012
A slight but amiable prison-set satire, Cellmates surfs along mostly on the good fortune of its casting and sly peculiarity of its forced-odd-couple premise.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 21, 2012
Not a real movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 0 out of 10
June 5, 2012
Plodding, unfunny prison comedy in which a white racist shares a cell with a naive young Mexican. Still, it's nice to see Tom Sizemore working.
June 1, 2012
Bold, witty and hilarious. A slice of comedy heaven. You'll laugh until it hurts.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.45/10
June 1, 2012
Broad as the brute force presentation of hot button racial issues are, the players are fully up to attacking it for all they're worth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 31, 2012
If you find the moral conversion of a militant lifelong bigot difficult to imagine, try the casting of the burly, fraying Mr. Sizemore as a romantic leading man.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
May 31, 2012
A near complete exercise in mirthlessness and atonal satire, "Cellmates" is a sentence, all right.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 30, 2012
Sizemore certainly does his best to elevate the material, but every time the movie threatens to kick into gear, something generic or even sitcom-ish in its degree of cliche derails it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5.0
May 29, 2012
It's all grimly, predictably plotted without ever once being interesting.
May 27, 2012
The real fun here comes from Stacy Keach as a warden who tries (and fails) to instill a mania for potato farming on his highly skeptical prisoners.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 27, 2012
The film offers Tom Sizemore the perfect opportunity to prove himself worthy of a comeback. Alas, he fails spectacularly.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
May 20, 2012
A clever comedy filled with satirical humor and perceptive social commentary.
May 5, 2012
The modest offbeat comedy gently spoofs racism.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 4, 2012
Cellmates is an indie film that shouldn't work. And at times it doesn't, but at other times it has an offbeat integrity that engages.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.0/5
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