“ From utter confusion to just downright profanity (without a joke), these guys felt as if they were "winging it" instead of demonstrating to us the power of their trade.
“ It features three comedians and an emcee, and for the most part it was a pretty decent show though there were lots of dull spots.
“ As if the self-indulgence wasn't enough to ruin any chance of a laugh, we're also given offensive, self-stereotyping racial remarks, by comedians who claim to be against prejudice, racism, and biggotry.
“ There's no plot, it's all just good comedy.
“ Disturbingly racist, unintelligible (especially the Bernie Mac portion), humor that appeals to the denominator, badly directed, self-indulgent, this pretty much sums up "The Original Kings of Comedy", a Spike Lee "joint".
“ This is a waste of time, effort, and money.
“ It has been my experience that "concert-comedy"-type movies can often be boring, certainly not matching the experience of actually seeing a comedian live.
“yet another offering of pure egotism, this time exploited by the likes of such predictable comedians as Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac, and D.
“ (He's still fairly compelling.
“ Enjoyable time .
“ His bit, critically praised for its resemblance to the naked, confessional work of Richard Pryor, is the dullest in the movie.
“ All in all as I said the film is enjoyable and hilarious.
“ Don't waste your time with this.