Mr. Rock's opening scene is very funny. After that it's a steep downhill slide.
What Rock fans will sorely miss in Down to Earth is the earthiness and outrageous hilarity of his stand-up act.
It's Rock's first venture into leading-man territory, and the material is carefully tailored to his measurements. He's fully believable as a standup comic. How he'll fare as a character other than Chris Rock is yet to be determined. show more