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Black Dynamite

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Action

Release Date :

October 16, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Scott Sanders

Starring :

Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Salli Richardson, Arsenio Hall, Byron Minns, Kym Whitley

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : B+

“..something smart and new..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
3.5 of 5

“..so damned fun..”
by Jesse Hassenger [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : A

“..madcap-brilliant..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4

“..intentionally and often delightfully shlocky..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
Review rate : B+

“..clever new spoof..”
by Nathan Rabin [Onion AV Club]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Rob Nelson [Variety]
Reviewed by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [NY Times]

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