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Year: 20201 200410 200410 20032 20002

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  • Fat Albert

      Beyond a few trips down memory lane, there’s not much here for purists who remember waking up with the Cosby kids every weekend. Bad script calls include the remaking of characters: Dumb Donald hits the library and Mush Mouth is taught to speak proper English. Cosby’s on an increase-the-dignity mission! For folks younger than 20, however, the gang’s new look won’t seem troubling.
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  • Taxi

      They’re no Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, of Lethal Weapon fame, but Jimmy Fallon and Queen Latifah manage a comical chemistry. The most lethal thing about this film is Belle’s (Latifah) wicked driving skills, as she chauffeurs a reject cop (Fallon) through some of the most thrilling high-speed chase scenes ever caught on film. This odd couple gives a new, enjoyable twist on the buddy flick genre.
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  • Woman, Thou Art Loosed

      Dallas Bishop T.D. Jakes plays a role in a work that frequently feels more like a gospel play at Masonic Temple than a film. Co-producer Jakes plays himself in a fairly inconsequential role. The plot of a murderess on death row preparing to attend a three-day religious event is muddled through poor direction. The most dramatic scenes are those depicting Jakes as a powerful orator in what appears to be actual footage of his church services.
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  • White Chicks

      There was a time, back in the early ’90s, when the name Wayans, uncommon by itself, was synonymous with visionary and hilarious sketch comedy. But White Chicks just continues "The Wayans Brothers" juvenile comedy, as the pair plays undercover FBI agents disguised as uppity white suburban girls.
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