I laughed my butt off.
That said, Eddie Griffin doesn't mince words. He
has little reverence for the politically correct. He
swears like my Honda 250 spits oil and uses the
N-word like verbal punctuation.
Having really enjoyed "Undercover Brother,"
I went out of my way to catch this film and ended up
laughing so hard, I cried at times.
Documentary-style interludes stengthen this
comedian concert film. These segments capture Eddie's
uncles and mothers talking candidly about such
personal history that most of us would never speak
candidly about -- especially not with a camera around
(i.e. pornography, drugs, jail time,
Surprising yes, but these comments bring yet
another level of sincerity to the production. With
these family members also sitting in the front row,
Eddie's humorous monologue works in their quirks and
unpleasantries with a not very often scene brutally
But seriously folks, you should know yourselves by
now ... if you're the type of person that doesn't
mind being graphically ribbed when it comes to sex,
politics or religion; then you might just have a
great time. (btw, I'd also suggest "Notorious Cho.") If,
however, swearing bothers you, if the N-word bothers
you, if you never take the Lord's name in vain --
Also kudos to the director, the concert is filmed
sharply, with well-placed roving cameras and plenty
of crisp close-in shots to accent the comedy. Kudos
to the editing as well -- liked the daring 1/2