She's Gotta Have It: Season 2 (2019)


Season 2
She's Gotta Have It

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Critic Ratings: 9


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User Ratings: 5
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Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019
Air date: May 24, 2019

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As summer comes to Brooklyn, Nola gears up for new creative challenges and next-level relationship bliss. But things don't turn out quite as she hoped.


DeWanda Wise
as Nola Darling
Anthony Ramos
as Mars Blackmon
Lyriq Bent
as Jamie Overstreet
Cleo Anthony
as Greer Childs
Kim Director
as Bianca Tate
Margot Bingham
as Clorinda Bradford
Sydney Morton
as Sherl Overstreet
Ilfenesh Hadera
as Opal Gilstrap
Chyna Layne
as Shemekka Epps
Fat Joe
as Winnie Win
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Critic Reviews for She's Gotta Have It Season 2

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

Unconvincing as breezy sitcom or weighty satire, Season 2 of She's Gotta Have It diverges further from Lee's romance-centric source material but offers its protagonist little imaginative recourse.

May 30, 2019 | Full Review…

She's Gotta Have It is unusual in that it's...fine. It's just fine. It plays less like a show and more like an homage to Spike Lee himself, where he opens up his artist's notebook and shows us all of his influences.

May 28, 2019 | Full Review…

This season was so distinctly a "Spike Lee joint" that fans of the filmmaker might be able to overlook the underdeveloped characters and stylistic tropes.

Jun 3, 2019 | Full Review…

Wise devours the screen every time she appears. She is a star, no question and she's getting better.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…

At times, the show seems to want to be an ensemble, but never makes it there. Each of these characters introduces someone new to the story to the point that the narrative feels crowded.

May 29, 2019 | Full Review…

The second season of Netflix's "She's Gotta Have It" serves as an example of how intention and craft can still overcome a slightly lacking narrative.

May 29, 2019 | Full Review…

There's too much life, color, beauty and music in "She's Gotta Have It" for any solo annoyance to completely detract from the pleasure it gives, and it's still worth your time, if not necessarily by way of a speedy consumption.

May 28, 2019 | Full Review…

In its second season, the show creates its own narrative by diving into Nola's career and artistic authenticity, rather than focusing on her love life. It's a gamble that doesn't pay off.

May 28, 2019 | Rating: D | Full Review…

Though Lee still occasionally has a hard time framing female characters without sexualizing or victimizing them... Wise's fantastic performance compensates for his faults.

May 24, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for She's Gotta Have It: Season 2

  • Aug 15, 2019
    She's Gotta Have It - Season 2 was brilliant and beautiful ... it discussed the hard topics of social constructs and made them stimulating to the eye. DeWanda wise was wonderful to watch as Nola - she has morphed and changed and that is what we wanted to see.
  • Jul 05, 2019
    Not as good as the first season. Although it touches on important social justice issues that are topical in America the story and writing is just not there.
  • Jun 27, 2019
    The show is about a Spike Lee in drag as Nola Darling. Everything that comes out of her mouth seems like a lecture to the un-cultured and un-woke masses. Nothing sounds like a flesh and bone woman that walks this earth - unless Spike now identifies as a woman. Even the sex scenes devoid of romance or any genuine feeling, seem written by and for guys. I genuinely felt sorry for DeWanda Wise in the exploitive and gratuitous lesbian sex scene in the season opener. From there it only got worse. At the end of the day, Spike's vision of an artist is just not that intriguing. I'd rather watch BBC gardening shows. At least their creations don't need to be explained in faux profound treatises by their own creators as the artists in SGHI2. So were left with a beautiful lead perhaps talented but with little to do but smile all knowingly and roll her eyes. I can't remember a moment in the entire season of anything close to registering as a true emotion from her character Nola Darling. I can't blame her but shallow end kiddy pool writing.

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