Weekend Preview: Educated Couples with Good Hair

9 10 2009

The second weekend of October brings us only one wide release, and its not Where The Wild Things Are, so I don’t care. Blissfully, there are a couple of pretty good choices in limited release to whet your appetites. Your weekend preview after the jump.

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Trailer: Good Hair

6 08 2009

Michael Moore did it with politics, Bill Maher did it with religion, and now Chris Rock is going on the road with a hard-hitting look at… hair? Good Hair to be exact is the comedian’s entry to the Sundance Film Festival and the Special Jury Prize winner for U.S. documentary explores the cultural implications of hair among African Americans. Featuring Rock’s incisive wit and celebrity spots from Ice-T, Beyonce, Al Sharpton, Paul Mooney and Maya Angelou (among scores of others) this $9 billion a year industry will be turned inside out. This absolutely looks like a must see if you’re at all a fan of Chris Rock and especially if you’re concerned about the stigma associated with Black hair care.

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