Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Reviews

November 17, 2011
June 30, 2008
... an appalling, revolting, thuddingly dumb movie.
February 22, 2008
Actors such as Michael Clarke Duncan, Mo'Nique, Mike Epps and Cedric the Entertainer have been persuaded by writer-director Malcolm D. Lee to do crass routines that should have gone out with minstrel shows.
February 11, 2008
This is a loud, stupid, cliché-riddled mess.
February 8, 2008
A talented comedian, Lawrence has leaned all too easily on formula for his successful films. Imagine if he would test his flair against original and fresh premises, instead of the tried and trite.
February 8, 2008
There's little to distinguish this oddly mean-spirited comedy.
February 8, 2008
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins reinforces the sense that movies are not about real life but about other movies.
February 8, 2008
Sometimes, with a film like this, one grabs for anything potentially redeeming. It doesn't happen here.
February 8, 2008
The message - stay true to your roots - is solid, and [director] Lee gives his outstanding comic cast some sharp one-liners, but he undermines the effort with crass humor, mugging and slapstick.
February 8, 2008
Hollywood, which spent most of the last century ignoring the black family, seems determined to spend most of this one showing the same black family. Over and over.