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Woo - *

Daisy v.S. Mayer directs this blind date comedy that’s more uncomfortable than a bad date. Boring, uninteresting and pointless, the film wastes both its talent and your time. Woo is the name given to Jada Pinkett Smith’s free-spirited character. Beautiful … Continue reading

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Set It Off - * 1/2*

This hybrid of Waiting to Exhale and Dead Presidents is chock full of predictable situations and flat characters. The film opens strongly, as Frankie (Vivica A. Fox), a bank teller, recognizes one of the armed men who rob her bank. … Continue reading

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The Nutty Professor - * * *

Eddie Murphy stars in this hilarious remake of the Jerry Lewis Jekyll-and-Hyde story. Murphy (in one of several roles) stars as Professor Sherman Klump, a shy and very overweight chemist. Klump is smitten by a new professor, Miss Purdy (Jada … Continue reading

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