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Poetic Justice Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    51

    out of 100

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

  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    With Poetic Justice, John Singleton has (at least temporarily) lost his way, but he may have found an actor [Shakur] who can help lead him back.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Some of Poetic Justice is quite good, if unspectacular, and the dialogue has a consistent ring of truth.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    John Singleton's bizarre but viewable Boyz N the Hood follow-up is surprisingly gooey going. [23 Jul 1993]

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Poetic Justice is not ["Boyz N the Hood's"] equal, but does not aspire to be; it is a softer, gentler film, more of a romance than a commentary on social conditions.

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