Director: Adam Shankman. Starring: Taraji P.
As What Men Want opens, Ali Taraji P Hensona go-getting career gal, is passed up for a long-overdue promotion in favour of one of the lads. What the man wants falls over, swishes into rooms, dresses fabulously, provides carefully calibrated reaction shots, and is generally game.Black Adult Chat Rooms
Instead, we get a loosey-goosey series of subplots: Ali has a touching relationship with her dad Richard Roundtreeshe shares a romantic subplot involving a dashing single-dad bartender Aldis Hodgeshe must appease her female friend squad, and come to What the man wants the worth of her trusty Russian ukrainian girls assistant Josh Brener.
Did we also mention that she also acquires a fake family?
Or the sports cameos by basketballers Shaq and Karl-Anthony Towns? An excellent cast elevates a wacky, crowded script with too few, actual jokes and a disappointingly conventional denouement.
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