Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 26 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 26
  2. Negative: 3 out of 26
  1. 88
    Now Singleton, too, dares to take a hard look at his community. His characters are a little older, and he is older, too, and less forgiving.
  2. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    88
    An easy movie to pick apart, but it lives, breathes and switches moods from humor to despair better than any American release this year.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Jan 26, 2012
    6
    I enjoyed this movie, it is a decent urban drama. At times it can be tedious and repetitive, and it fails to stand up to its own potential, but its saved by solid acting and a realistic structure. Full Review »