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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
With Jackson leading the way, Shaft has style, punch, and street cred. It's a hot cool update.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Shaft has everything --smart writing, shrewd direction and a handful of performances that are first-rate by any standard.
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75

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Shaft is what summer action flicks should be... thanks to superior writing, acting and direction.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The new movie, like its predecessor, is a crime thriller with a moral viewpoint, an eye and ear for street color and a taste for macho...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Violent, cool and street-smart, Shaft supplies everything you want in a summer movie.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
If nothing else, Shaft is spicy fast food.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
It's fast, easy on the eyes, full of funny putdowns and cast well enough to have two memorable villains.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Shaft is still enormously involving. It's popcorn, but very fresh.
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60

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Shaft scores by lacing ba-da-boom action with social pertinence.
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54

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
This avenging cat gets no action whatsoever. Neither does the movie, despite a terrific cast and a heap of street style.
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