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Brown Sugar Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    58

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    As a love-jones soap opera, Brown Sugar feeds right into Dre's nostalgic crankiness.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This isn't great filmmaking, but, under Rick Famuyiwa's direction, it's more than good enough.

  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    What Brown Sugar lacks in originality, it makes up for in charm.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    May be pitching itself to the wrong audience. The ads promise: "The Rhythm ... the Beat ... the Love ... and You Don't Stop!" But it's not a musical and although it's sometimes a comedy, it's observant about its people.

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