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‘Girls Trip’ Is the Filthiest, Funniest Comedy of the Summer
Four women, one weekend, a lot of alcohol, and more dick jokes than you can count. It’s the perfect recipe for a raunchy comedy, and makes Girls Trip the funniest, filthiest, and most feminist comedy of the summer. It’s the latest in a growing subgenre of R-rated female-led comedies, making it impossible to avoid comparisons to Bridesmaids, Trainwreck, Bad Moms, and Rough Night. But Girls Trip isn’t just notable for its foul-mouthed sense of humor; you can see women being nasty on any episode of Broad City. The latest from director Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man Holiday), tells a story that celebrates black sisterhood, female sexuality and most rewardingly, self-respect.
‘Girls Trip’ Red Band Trailer: Don’t Drink and Zipline
There’s a definite appeal to all of these recent movies featuring grown women getting up to the kind of antics we’d normally expect from the college-aged sorority girls from those crazy recruitment videos. Director Malcolm D. Lee, of The Best Man and The Best Man Holiday, is giving us a Bridesmaids-style caper with an entirely black cast in Girls Trip, and from the looks of the new trailer, it could be a similar hit. This is Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith we’re talking about.
Queen Latifah Gets Her Kicks in ‘Girls Trip’ Trailer
With The Best Man and its sequel The Best Man Holiday, director Malcolm D. Lee gave the audiences of America something regrettably uncommon: a film created and staffed by black talent, centered on the particulars of black life without getting into weighty histrionics or overreaching with Madea-style drag. They’re fun, airy movies, and from the looks of the first trailer for Lee’s latest project Girls Trip, he’ll keep it light as he flips to the distaff side of the coin. At this point, giving black moviegoers two hours of enjoyable respite from all this business [gestures broadly to entire world] practically qualifies as a public service.
Queen Latifah Joins 'Empire' Creator's Musica Drama 'Star'
FOX’s Empire may not be the same ratings juggernaut as its first season, but that isn’t stopping FOX from re-teaming with creator Lee Daniels for another powerhouse music drama. To wit, Queen Latifah has joined the new female-centric music drama Star, additionally casting the three unknown leads, and adding writers.
Get a Fresh Lineup From the New ‘Barbershop: the Next Cut’ Trailer
It’s been 11 years since the last film in the Barbershop connected cinematic universe, but that hasn’t deterred the powers that be from giving it a fresh trim and getting it back out in the world. Shifting hands from MGM to Warner Bros., the newest installment Barbershop 3: the Next Cut will come to theaters next year with some high-profile additions to the cast.

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