Chi-Raq Reviews

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December 3, 2015
Chi-Raq, like so many Lee joints, is a jumble of ideas and approaches that clash and fall flat more often than they connect.
December 2, 2015
What Aristophanes left to interpretation using ambiguity and metaphor, Lee beats down our throats, which sucks any fun right out of the film.
December 1, 2015
Lee's finished project isn't strong enough to meet the mounting complaints against it -- or say anything meaningful about the city's murder rate that hasn't been said better elsewhere.
November 30, 2015
While its ambition does show a director still aspiring for great heights, its patchy execution only partly restores the faith.
November 30, 2015
Spike Lee's state-of-the-union address has ambition to burn, and it burns it to the ground.
November 23, 2015
The film itself is frustratingly inconsistent and never finds a rhythm to carry it from scene to scene.
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