on Chicago's South Side, is back.
But this time around, the razors are a
little duller, the jokes aren't as sharp as before, and it doesn't
recapture the rowdy spirit of the first Barbershop.
The story is too planned and artificial
and should have cut back on the overly serious subplot.
The true fans should enjoy the visit back
to the shop, but for me it's just not the same old B.S. (that
stands for barber shop).
I really dislike sequels, so I was all
set to just hate this film.
And while this one may lack the spontaneity
and freshness of the original, it somehow retained its heart
Once again, Ice Cube plays it straight,
while the rest of the cast cuts up while vocalizing on local
and world issues.
It's just as sweet, just as funny, and
just as politically incorrect as the original.
The first film arrived with novel newness
and a surprising sharpness. It was smart and funny.
The remake ranks a cut below the original
and goes off in too many directions with its many characters.
The dialog was hard to understand in a
The movie suffers from predictability.