Set Up (2011) • [one out of five]

Set Up is appallingly bad.  Worse than I expected.  Worse than a lot of movies I’ve seen, and as all of us bad movie watchers like to say: I’VE SEEN A LOT OF BAD MOVIES.  I’d like to believe ol’ Pudding Top (i.e. 50 “I’ll never call you Curtis Jackson” Cent) can act, but beyond having a good stoic face his line delivery and body movements and facial expressions (besides stoic face, which he ends up using for a lot of emotions) are all rank.  Which starts the movie out as rank, since it’s his voice we hear in voiceover, attempting to set up some intrigue for the viewer…


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