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Dave Chappelle's Block Party

What happens when you combine French weirdo director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and formerly "fatigued" comedian Dave Chappelle? Well, you end up with a happily entertaining concert film that weaves comedy, music and sketches amidst an entertaining behind-the-scenes doc. Kanye West, Erykah Badu, Common and Mos Def are among the topnotch musical acts. The film never really reaches for the sort of audio/visual excess you might expect, but it does present a positive message of harmony behind Chappelle's racially charged comedy. 100 minutes R.