Good Hair

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +4

Content: +2

Chris Rock. Social documentary.

FILM SYNOPSIS: An expose of comic proportions that only Chris Rock could pull off, Good Hair visits beauty salons and hairstyles impact the activities, pocketbooks, sexual relationships, and self-esteem of the black community. †Director Jeff Stilson follows Chris Rock on this raucous adventure prompted by Rock's daughter approaching him and asking, "Daddy, how come I don't have good hair?" †Hair care professionals, beauty shop and barbershop patrons, as will as celebrities including Ice-T, Nia Long, Raven Symone, Dr. Maya Angelou, Salt n Pepa, Eve and Reverend Al Sharpton all candidly offer their stories and observations to Rock while he struggles with the task of figuring out how to respond to his daughter's question.

PREVIEW REVIEW: Often amusing, at times provocative, and occasionally insightful, Good Hair is a worthwhile documentary.† Ice-T is devilishly perceptive, Dr. Maya Angelou wise, and Al Sharpton perspicacious. Itís about a lot more than hair!

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright
Roadside Attractions

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Crude Language: A few crude sexual remarks

Obscene Language: Six or so obscenities, mostly the s-word, with a couple of f-words.

Profanity: I caught no misuse of Godís name.

Violence: None

Sex: Several conversations about sex with Black women wearing weaves Ė the point being Ė donít touch.

Nudity: None, though we see some provocatively clad dancers at a hair convention.

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: None

Drugs: None

Other: A negative comment about Condoleezza Rice, about the only political statement in the film.

Running Time: 95 minutes
Intended Audience: Teens and Older

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