Ben Stiller reprises his role as a former model in a throwaway but amusing sequel
The sheer volume of releases from the Refugee Camp rivals only the Wu-Tang Clan for taking one basic entity and replicating it to infinity....
A churchgoer who begins and ends 'Ghetto Superstar' with spiritual references, the Haitian-American is not a modest guy. He's even got other stars to praise him on his record. Pras himself also consolidates his extrovert superstar position by reworking familiar tunes. So, the amusing 'Whatcha Wanna Do' becomes a '98 remake of Kurtis Blow's 'The Breaks' set to an old Culture Club tune, whilst the catchy 'Blue Angels' has a very good reason to be infectious - the melody belongs to 'Grease'. After all this, it seems strange that commerce doesn't completely take precedence, but 'Can't Stop The Shining' is metallic and jagged, while 'Murder Dem' utilises dancehall manipulations.
In fact, Pras hasn't sold out - he's sold back in as a star with a ghetto sensibility.
It’s not quite the superhero film revolution we were promised, but it sure as hell is entertaining
Zachary Cole Smith has overcome a multitude of problems to make this intensely powerful album
Just as ridiculous as the 1991 original, but in all the wrong ways
The 'Oscar-bait' drama fails to fully translate the emotional weight from page to screen