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RUNTELDAT

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Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
104 minutes
Limited Release Date:
08/02/02
performer:
Martin Lawrence
director:
David Raynr
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Martin Lawrence
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C

Despite the impression left by a series of public embarrassments, including a crazed (and armed) stroll in the middle of Ventura Boulevard, Martin Lawrence is not crazy. That’s the good news to be gleaned from the beleaguered comedian’s latest concert film/confessional. The bad news is that he’s still not all that funny. At 36, Lawrence has mellowed since his eponymous sitcom and Def Comedy Jam days — his youthful misogyny is largely replaced by equally offensive post-9/11 xenophobia — but the bombast still far outweighs the wit, making for a film you probably won’t runtel anybody about.