Friday Reviews

April 26, 2019
While the character-driven script has a weakness for toilet humor (Mel Brooks would be proud), its inhabitants are given some oddball quirks and tics that keep things percolating when the plot development runs a little thin.
August 16, 2017
I knew the picture was in trouble when its first gag involved an old lady spewing obscenities.
July 6, 2010
Friday has energy, and sass, and the nerve to suggest that the line between tragedy and comedy may be in the bloodshot eye of the beholder.
July 25, 2008
A crudely made, sometimes funny bit of porchfront humor from the 'hood.
May 20, 2003
This is a ruder, cruder version of the hip-hop movie House Party, and it offers a fascinating glimpse at the way street life enters pop culture.
January 1, 2000
Dirty, offensive, infantile and may launch a few sanctimonious opinion columns. And I mean that in the nicest way.
January 1, 2000
Writer and director are both only 25 years old -- and provide another example of why it's best to beware of young men with movie cameras.
January 1, 2000
Cube is amusing, though he's really playing straight man to Tucker's frenetic and energized Smokey.