Let's Go to Prison Reviews

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July 28, 2009
Shepard's character periodically rattles off damning statistics about America's booming prison industry, but most of the gags are of the don't-drop-the-soap variety.
April 23, 2009
As a comedy, Bob Odenkirk's penitentiary send-up is bootless.
April 24, 2008
evern less funny than brothers solomon
June 21, 2007
The short and the sweet of it: Let's Go to Prison is one of the worst pieces of Hollywood garbage I have ever seen.
May 17, 2007
...has its share of effective moments - most of which come courtesy of star Will Arnett...
March 1, 2007
89 minutes that drag on like, well, a prison sentence.
January 15, 2007
its off-kilter wit is displayed with stinginess (or is it laziness?).
December 4, 2006
Oh gee, let's not.
December 3, 2006
Let's not. And say we did.
November 27, 2006
Prison makes its 84-minute running time feel like a five-year sentence with no chance for parole.
November 23, 2006
It's hard to get laughs out of stuff that devolved into parody 10 or 20 years ago.
November 22, 2006
Life's too short.
November 21, 2006
Consider this one disarmed and extremely pointless.
November 20, 2006
If movies could be punished, Let's Go to Prison would be sent to solitary confinement for impersonating a prison comedy.
November 20, 2006
As crazy and subversive as Let's Go to Prison's makers might believe it to be, it's too undisciplined and predictable to amount to anything
November 20, 2006
Arnett underplays to the point where he seems as shellshocked as his character, while Shepard seems to have forgotten that the film is supposed to be a comedy.
November 20, 2006
Because the movie can't bring itself to take that leap into full-on absurdity, the characters and comic opportunities stay confined to their cells.
November 20, 2006
Let's Go to Prison feels like an overextended sketch-comedy idea insufficiently filled out by subsidiary characters (few significantly figure) or standout setpieces.
November 20, 2006
The movie's too dryly detached to even enjoy its own tastelessness: jokes constantly fall with the dull clatter of cutlery on the mess-hall floor, and the relentless abuse meted out to the hapless Biederman backfires by dint of sheer ritual repetition.
November 20, 2006
Let's Go to Prison announces its desperation right from the opening credits, thanks to a montage of celebrity mug shots and arrest footage suggesting there are still laughs to be had at James Brown and Martha Stewart's expense.
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