Posted on 1/14/06 11:25 AM
Wow, I actually really enjoyed this movie! It's not something to sweep the oscars, but it is charming. Queen Latifah is amazing, and the movie's message is heart-warming.
Thinking she has 3 weeks to live, Queen Latifah pulls out her Book of Possibilities and desides to make them realities by going to a luxurious hotel in Europe. At the hotel there are many celebrities of sorts, the Senator of her home state, store-owners, etc. Everyone is amazed by Latifah and wants to know what she does. Eventually she wins the heart of everyone with her charm and good advice.
The acting was surprisingly well. The script, good. But the thing that really makes this movie so fun is the message. By simply being blunt and living like every day was her last Queen Latifah is able to captivate all the important people that work and stay at the hotel, as well as the audience. The movie also touches on the little things in life that we think are so important but really aren't. After being informed she has 3 weeks to live, Queen thinks about all the time she should have talked to the cute man she works with, the food she should have ate, the things she should have done, and the experiences she should have had.
Everyone can relate to this film, and can learn something from it.