Chris Rock wrote, directed and stars in Top Five, a story about a comedian dealing with the challenges and triumphs of fame. Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

Film review: Chris Rock comes close in Top Five

Top Five is not Chris Rock’s first time in the director’s chair, but it is the first time he’s seemed truly comfortable sitting there. For far too long, Rock’s film output has been a pale reflection of his fiery, fearless stand-up persona, consisting mostly of awkwardly paced PG-13 fare or misguided romantic farce. Not that […]