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  • Summary: America's gritty hip-hop ethos collides with the poetic intensity of Hong Kong cinema in the action thriller Cradle 2 the Grave, an explosive fusion of Eastern martial arts and Western street culture. (Warner Bros.)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 26
  2. Negative: 13 out of 26
  1. 75
    This is a ride, a video game, a soundtrack -- unapologetic and clearly labeled as such. It has no middle speed.
  2. When you pay good money to see an action movie, it's understood that you want it to be action-packed. You do not want it to be action-enhanced or action-flavoured or featuring accents of action.
  3. 60
    Relentless, infantile and impossible to dislike.
  4. Would be a perfectly decent B-action movie if it weren't shipwrecked in the last act by laughably ridiculous plotting and a lazily executed climax.
  5. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    38
    Each actor does his own thing for his own audience demographic.
  6. With so little trust and even less dialogue to back him up, it's no wonder Li rarely takes his left hand out of his pants pocket. His fists aren't furious; they're on strike.
  7. Replete with audience-insulting writing and blatantly hateful jokes, storytelling like this makes most video game plots look like "Moby Dick."

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 3 out of 10

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