Some of it is just jabs at one another, like the joke about Harper having a low sperm count, but other times the jokes were vicious like the fight Candace and Shelby have. Lee returns to write and direct this sequel to his directorial debut. Sean Daniel The Mummy franchise produces alongside Lee for The Sean Daniel Company. A shocking revelation will ground everyone. Set it up for the next one! Mind you, those who have seen the original, there is a lot of already existing drama since so many people dated each other, had sex with each other, or liked each other, in the group. It touches on so many social issues people are going through in the now. If you have any legal issues please contact the appropriate media file owners or host sites.
The main issue is that I do feel Harper and Lance's relationship is less natural, in terms of writing and situations, than the rest of the stories. All Rights Reserved Disclaimer: This site does not store any files on its server. After nearly 15 years apart, Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau , Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa and Regina Hall reprise their career-launching roles in The Best Man Holiday, the long-awaited next chapter to the film that ushered in a new era of comedy. At the same time though, I must also praise the non-comedic performances. For, when I say a situation will bring you to tears, I mean that for at least 15 minutes I was dripping tears, sometimes it getting intense to the point I was lightly shaking and the roof of my mouth was hurting. Prepare to see new secrets revealed, friendship, and relationships tested, and a new love interest.
I am African American but I don't usually go to the typical Black movies because I find them too heavily silly, religious and manipulative so I was surprised as how funny and heartwarming Best Man's Holiday was. When the college friends finally reunite over the Christmas holidays, they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignited. I so appreciate that there was no fear in showing how we can have faith in God despite the circumstances. See you in the theater and at the checkout counter! Such occasions will provide opportunities for people to quarrel, fall out and make up. Nearly 15 years after they were last together as a group, college friends Lance Morris Chestnut , Harper Taye Diggs , Candace Regina Hall , Quentin Terrence Howard , Robyn Sanaa Lathan , Jordan Nia Long , Murch Harold Perrineau , and Mia Monica Calhoun finally reunite over the Christmas holidays. As it is usual with such gatherings, each group of friends brought along their own emotional baggage and old divisions amongst them resurfaced.
However, for this movie the idea is coming back together and trying to mend bonds which have weakened due to lack of time, effort and because of bad blood. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Comedy drama Production Co: Blackmaled, Sean Daniel Company Distributors: Universal Pictures Keywords: , , , , , , , , , , ,. Overall: Worth Seeing Usually I count how often I laugh when I see a comedy film, but I enjoyed myself so much I forgot to. Fabulous director, cast and storyline is the answer.
This is a tad bit of social comedy in the film, but a large amount of laughs come from them cracking jokes on each other. They don't have to do anything as long they are present and available. Well acted, with poignant conversations this is a movie with which the audience will resonate. You may end up seeing them sooner than you thought possible or vowed ever to do again. I really loved seeing all of these beautiful Black men and women getting together and celebrating their ups and downs. It is surprising how emotional involved you will be caught up in scenes.
Be prepare to witness confrontations, unwanted tension, and a ton of drama. Save your eyes, bring tissue and make sure the cell phone is charged. This is an emotional movie. I laughed, cried, was totally blown away and really needed this. Terrance Howard was great, I never thought he could be so funny. Lance is the central character.
Most of which is featured in the first movie so I won't go into all that. Morris Chestnut was also great and Taye Diggs that's not to say that Howard Perrineau, Monica Calhoun and Melissa De Sousa weren't good because they were. Criticism Which leads the few issues with the film. Yes this movie is predictable and in some places overly preachy but you'll have a fun time and that's what movies are for. To is not responsible for the accuracy, compliance, copyright, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of other linked sites. This is why I think it is worth seeing. They remind you, as a movie enthusiast, that there is more out there for Black actors than them doing slave roles, doing buffoon comedy pictures, or doing films based off people's lives.
One that does enough to acknowledge these are African-Americans we are seeing, but in a Cosby Show way so that it isn't trying to alienate a general audience, and speak to more than simply the skin color, and backgrounds, of the cast. It was great seeing Nina Long and Sanaa Latham who are great actresses and don't get enough screen time Hollywood just don't tap its Black talent like it should. In the sequel Lance is still upset about Harper and Mia situation, Shelby is still manipulative, and Quentin has changed either. And then more need of those crumpled salt and oil napkins you discarded in the empty popcorn bowl. Best Man's Holiday, is a timely-well written and acted movie.
Due to this, the chemistry between character and their history causes friction. I have to have them all in my movie collection! His understanding will always be so much greater than our own but we must never stop trusting Him. And this isn't to say that there aren't dramatic roles done which are fiction or original, but when do they get the type of push The Best Man Holiday is getting? The Best Man Holiday is sequel to the 1999 film The Best Man, a few of the movies stars are Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Terrence Howard, and Monica Calhoun. Though much has changed in their lives, the friends discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and passionate romances to be reignited. Praise Probably the top thing about this movie is the comedy. The thing which causes conflict between the two, after they reconcile, specifically is what I felt was sort of forced and was eye-roll inducing.
So needless to say, bring your tissues for the writing and performances will test your sense of empathy. Altogether, they all have the type of lives and careers which make them sound like Cosby Show kids, but they also have quite a bit of drama as well. . Granted it was devastating with Mia's passing, but so great to see they kept faith and God throughout the storyline. It is a shame that the presence of hints and insinuations in the dialogues demonstrate that the obsession with race is still prevalent. It's a roller coaster of highly amusing moments on second, followed by an altar call of your conscience reflecting on unresolved past issues the next. It is his loyalty to his wife that he will organise the gathering although to him will be particularly challenging.