The Weekend (2018)

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All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

Meghie is adept at sliding between subplots and mixing her characters into talky combinations, all the better to maximize the film's slim 86-minute running time, but it's Zamata and her Zadie who steal nearly every moment.

Sep 21, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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Laced with tart humor and sharp observations about black female identity, the majority of them delivered with spiky insouciance by Sasheer Zamata.

Sep 13, 2018 | Full Review…

The Weekend gets off to a decidedly rough start that eventually becomes just another part of the movie's shaggy dog lovability by which I was, at least partially, won over.

Nov 13, 2018 | Full Review…

For those who saw Meghie's stellar debut "Jean of the Joneses," "The Weekend" is the proper follow-up, a brutally funny and whipsmart comedy that goes so many places that few others have, even though it is largely confined to one location.

Oct 15, 2018 | Full Review…

What works so well in The Weekend is the hilarious and authentic script written by Stella Meghie.

Sep 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Filmmaker Stella Meghie kicks The Weekend off with a strained, unfunny standup set from Zamata's character that instantly sets a tone of forced artificiality...

Sep 24, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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