A courier (Donald Faison) lands in the middle of a drug deal gone awry when he accidentally delivers a box of cocaine to the wrong address.
" An amusing tail of incompetent criminals. "
" He may be a first-time feature director, but music video master Benny Boom clearly knows how to pull a midlevel movie together. That's harder than it sounds. "
" With a script that snaps and characters that pop, Next Day Air nears neo-blaxploitation perfection. "
" A fiasco. A flop. A failure's failure. Next Day Air aims low but still misses the target. "
" An altogether bumbling excuse for an action-comedy. "
" An uneasy mix of farcical slapstick and comedy of errors with a violent, blood-soaked tale of inner-city crime. "
" An ungainly hybrid of stoner comedy and gangsta drama. "
" Far from the worst of Taran tino knockoffs, Next Day Air takes the standard formula of dimwits chasing bags of drugs to the 'hood. "
" First-time feature director Benny Boom and writer Blair Cobbs get a lot of help from their cast, and the banter is often akin to a thug Three Stooges routine. But blood and predictability sour things in the end. "
" From the violent opening to the nihilistic ending, Next Day Air is so cynical that its few laughs are a release of tension. "
" I've seen much funnier films from Mike Epps. "
" In the end, it's a fitfully amusing, sloppy comedy that doesn't work very hard for your 10 bucks. "
" Next Day Air can't decide whether it's a broad stoner comedy or a gritty Tarantino-esque action flick. The humor is there, but violence brings the laughter to an abrupt halt. "
" Next Day Air is sort of bracing, though it isn't very good: Its total lack of dramatic and comic bearings, to say nothing of a point, keeps you wondering about the next fatality, in a half-interested way. "
" Screenwriter Blair Cobbs delivers some good lines, but the inconsistent tone and overacting by some of the lesser actors sabotage his efforts. "
" Stripped of f-bombs and b-words, Blair Cobb's screenplay could make a fortune- cookie threat. "You will see a bad movie today." "
" There are no cops, not much farcical energy, and none of the satiric edge it would take to pull off the film's grim denouement. "
" This is a movie that mines its plot from the Stone Age (or is it Stoned Age?) of caper comedies. "
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