Hair Show
Hair Show (2004)

Blood may be thicker than water, but it doesn't hold a candle to hairspray, as we learn in this urban comedy. Angela (Kellita Smith) is a successful hairdresser who operates her own salon based in Los Angeles. One day, Angela gets an… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 10, 2005
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

The story here, by Andrea Wiley, Sherri A. McGee and Devon Gregory, is slapped together with such poorly drawn stereotypes and lapses in logic as to provoke not shaking bellies but shaking heads.

Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News

A predictable urban comedy set mostly in a chichi Beverly Hills beauty salon, Hair Show is a female-oriented Barber Shop -- minus the steady humor and pointed social commentary.

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Kam Williams
Black Talent News

Coiffure competition at center of sibling rivalry comedy!

Scott Foundas
Variety

An anemic sitcomsitcom pilot dragged out to an excruciating 108-minute running time.

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Megan Lehmann
New York Post

The story is so slight, a low-wattage hair dryer could blow it away.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

stars Mo'nique, who's both fatter and sassier than [Queen] Latifah, but alas, not a whole lot funnier.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

The plot is slender but serviceable, and under Leslie Small's attentive direction, not only do Mo'Nique and Smith excel, but those playing salon staffers -- Taraji Henson, Keiko Agena, Cee Cee Michaela et al -- also make lively impressions.

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Ned Martel
New York Times

A Baltimore hairstylist takes refuge, and umbrage, in her buppie sister's Los Angeles salon in this sputtering star vehicle for the comedian Mo'Nique.

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E! Online

This chop shop is a tad shabby.

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