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Hair Show Reviews

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Kam Williams
Black Talent News
January 24, 2007
Coiffure competition at center of sibling rivalry comedy!
| Original Score: 2/4
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
November 4, 2004
The story here, by Andrea Wiley, Sherri A. McGee and Devon Gregory, is slapped together with such poorly drawn stereotypes and lapses in logic as to provoke not shaking bellies but shaking heads.
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
October 28, 2004
stars Mo'nique, who's both fatter and sassier than [Queen] Latifah, but alas, not a whole lot funnier.
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Scott Foundas
October 21, 2004
An anemic sitcomsitcom pilot dragged out to an excruciating 108-minute running time.
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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
October 20, 2004
The plot is slender but serviceable, and under Leslie Small's attentive direction, not only do Mo'Nique and Smith excel, but those playing salon staffers -- Taraji Henson, Keiko Agena, Cee Cee Michaela et al -- also make lively impressions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

E! Online
October 15, 2004
This chop shop is a tad shabby.
Full Review | Original Score: C +
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Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News
October 15, 2004
A predictable urban comedy set mostly in a chichi Beverly Hills beauty salon, Hair Show is a female-oriented Barber Shop -- minus the steady humor and pointed social commentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Megan Lehmann
New York Post
October 15, 2004
The story is so slight, a low-wattage hair dryer could blow it away.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Angel Cohn
TV Guide
October 15, 2004
What this rehash desperately needs is some real style, but even an industrial-strength can of hair spray can't keep it from coming undone.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
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Ned Martel
New York Times
October 14, 2004
A Baltimore hairstylist takes refuge, and umbrage, in her buppie sister's Los Angeles salon in this sputtering star vehicle for the comedian Mo'Nique.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly
October 14, 2004
The movie feels flattened by relaxers when it should have been teased into a wicked curl.
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Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 14, 2004
Don't expect this stylin' movie to weave more than a few giggles.
Full Review | Original Score: C +
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