“Girls Trip”: A showcase of unapologetic Black womanhood in film
21 July, 2017, 00:32
Girls Trip is unlikely to suffer such an ignoble fate.
Why is Hollywood still asking if R-rated comedies featuring women can be amusing?
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What elevates this story from good to great is the way Haddish slyly weaves in the thread of how startled her celebrity tag-alongs were by the experience of mingling with "normal people" for the first time in who knows how long.
But Girls Trip, directed by Malcom D. Lee, is a tad more refreshing than some of those follow-ups. The Flossy Posse is #friendshipgoals. Dina (Tiffany Haddish) is the clown of the group, a man-crazy hothead who, in possibly the movie's most hilarious scene, blithely steamrolls her boss as he's attempting to fire her for assaulting a coworker. With a keynote spot booked at the Essence Festival in New Orleans, Ryan and her husband Stuart (Luke Cage'sMike Colter) are ready to unveil a lucrative on-air partnership, but his serial cheating threatens their camera-ready image as the ideal couple.
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In an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly, Pinkett Smith agreed that her union with the Men In Black actor has been occasionally turbulent but accepts it comes part and parcel with being married.
"And so that is something that I am constantly having to confront", she said. "Why would I have my own boat?'" Haddish said on the show. That's a deceptively high bar of difficulty for a comedy of this scale to pull off, but Girls Trip makes it look easy. The comic pièce de résistance deals with a 200-year-old elixir Dina buys from a street vendor.
Well ... "Girls Trip" is a bit raunchier, a bit schmaltzier, with characters a bit more broadly drawn. And ever wonder about the grapefruit and the banana experiment?
Like "Rough Night" a little over a month ago, I love movies about girlfriends, because like it's supposed to, I love to sit back and pretend what me and my girlfriends would do in the same situations. We need to laugh these days.
Throw in "Girls Trip" star Tiffany Haddish, marijuana, Groupon, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith and you've got quite the story. The music cues are first-rate. Lee proves he can goose outrageousness at least as well as the Farrelly brothers or Todd Phillips, and it's fun to see a little more freedom from producer Will Packer, whose other projects often obsess over courtship and domestication. And, as with most of these films, while the tone ebbs when venturing into the sentimental, Girls Trip rarely leaves you dangling in between sets but instead pushes you firmly from sequence to sequence, a joyous ride of entertainment and creative hilarity. "I think that's the cleansing before you get to the other side that is understanding and moving forward in our relationship".
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