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critic reviews( 3 )
  • Even if some of them are playing hackneyed gangster-film types, the strength of the actors makes it almost possible to forgive the formulaic plotting and artificially movie-ish developments. Candis and Justin Wilson's screenplay stretches credibility thinner and thinner as the story advances. show more

  • 60

    So it's nice that, despite some cliched rhythms, the flawed-ex-con-makes-good drama LUV gets the details of childhood-cut-short heartbreakingly right. show more

  • Here is a film about African Americans that sidesteps all the usual, hopeful cliches and comments on how one failed generation raises another. show more

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