"To the film's credit, Memphis never looked worse."
Three Black Chicks give it an enthusiastic OK:
"This wasn't going to be just an ordinary pimp and ho movie, I knew I was looking at something brilliant."
The Onion A.V. Club offers a thumbs up:
"Brewer and a stunning Terrence Howard bottle the excitement of the creative process and the burden that long-shot dreams put both on the dreamer and those who support him."