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Foxy Brown Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 30, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Vigilante-justice film flickers between camp and chauvinism, slam-bang action and sexist idiocy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
September 17, 2005
Sleazy blaxploitation film from the 70s.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
January 30, 2004
Foxy Brown dubiously embraces its inner minstrel show
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
May 31, 2005
Adequate pulp carried by the engaging Pam Grier
| Original Score: 2/5
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New York Times
May 9, 2005
Miss Grier is obviously durable but, unfortunately, is fast becoming a bore despite all the sex, brawls and gore in Foxy Brown.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Grier is an actress able to convey an amazing and unflinching strength, and she reveals the film for the dross it is.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
August 30, 2002
Fearless, explosive action. Grier is astonishing.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
June 13, 2015
As ever, Hill's potent direction and Grier's impressive screen presence bring this one home, and it was a hit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Barbara Scharres
Chicago Reader
March 13, 2007
The film is dated, but its mixed message -- and its potential to offend virtually everyone -- still makes it a powerful discussion starter.
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
July 25, 2004
A cult classic that's best enjoyed with your tongue firmly in cheek and your political correctness gene locked out in the backyard.
| Original Score: 3/5
Darrin Keene
Film Threat
February 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)
April 7, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jerry Renshaw
Austin Chronicle
March 13, 2007
This is fun action sleaze from the classic era of drive-in blaxploitation films, driven by the no-nonsense direction of Jack Hill, and did well enough at the box office to help put the still-gorgeous Pam Grier on the map. Don't miss it.
Kurt Dahlke
Apollo Guide
September 26, 2002
Foxy Brown exists to give us some shocks and a good time, which it definitely delivers.
Full Review | Original Score: 69/100
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 7, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 29, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Noel Murray
The Dissolve
June 8, 2015
As handled by Hill, the sensationalistic elements seem both natural and marginal. Grier as Foxy would be fun to watch even if she kept her clothes on and her claws in.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide
March 13, 2007
The unapologetically exploitative proceedings take a turn for the disturbingly nasty, but manage to generate an undeniable adrenaline rush.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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