Both have an English audio track and subtitles in English, Spanish, and French. Baker, on the other hand, infuses his character Brian with a gentle, guileless, and earthy soulfullness that really impressed me. It is more than their obvious individual hotness. This was reminscent of a talk my wife's dad had with me. Urged to loosen up by her friends, Kenya accepts a with Brian Kelly arranged by her co-worker Leah Cahan Katharine Towne , who is in the process of planning the kind of wedding Kenya wants herself. I've been waiting for years for Something New to come out on Blu-ray and it's finally here. Mostly, I felt sad to see it end.
H … I really liked this movie. She was incredibly difficult and I'm sure most women like that wouldn't be so lucky to have two solid men to choose from, that's always the annoying part of these types of movies lol, but I love this movie. I really liked the father's statement to Kenya in the privey. She is then set up on a blind date with Brian Simon Baker , a handsome man, who also happens to be white. If you choose Watch Now, the video will instantly stream to your computer and you may later stream it on another compatible device. To this end, he endures interrogations by Kenya's brother and Cheryl's working class boyfriend.
They are not useless side characters. But I think part there are parts of the discussion that are missing. . She never seemed to give any thought to how the poor guy might feel about her rejecting him multiple times because of his race. Brian is definitely not a pushover. Some new release movies become unavailable for downloading for a limited time due to licensing restrictions.
Interestingly, Simon Baker is actually Australian, which we can easily forget since he plays so many American characters. Yes, there were some things that seemed exaggerated. Kenya marries Brian amongst their closest friends and loved ones. Characters use slang for intercourse and genitalia e. Henson -- commiserate over drinks, they cite the infamous statistic: 42. Overall, a movie for me does not have to be perfect. I recall one reviewer wondering how Gabrielle Union and Matthew McConaughey would have done.
Her mother Alfre Woodard is even haughtier. Unfortunately, it was terribly staged so it was actually hard to see each character's reactions in that scene. Their easy, sensual rapport partly owes something to the generally sure hand of the film's director, Sanaa Hamri, making a fine feature debut, and something else, something indefinable, to the delectable mysteries of two bodies in cinematic motion. I loved the chemistry between the characters, the humor of two very different people falling in love who just happen to be of different races and Socio Every time I see this movie I love it more. There are so many couples who should be together but prejudice and fear keeps them apart. This movie is what we have been waiting for for 17 year.
The race-based fight in a grocery store seemed a little forced. And during the aforementioned fight scene, the lighting is so bright and saturated that Kenya almost looks white-washed, which was a very sneakily clever effect. Instead, Kenya seems forced into racializing her frustrations at work, and Brian is made to appear insensitive for not wanting to hear her vent. From the moment they meet to getting to know each other and experiencing new things the movie makes you laugh and think. Taking on an affair between a black woman and a white man, director Sanaa Hamri and writer Kriss Truner have carefully navigated the minefield of black middle class guilt, and that they make it through alive is some sort of miracle. The opinions of her girlfriends Cheryl , Nedra , and Suzette , her parents Joyce and Edmond , and her younger brother Nelson begin to have a deleterious effect and Brian's unwillingness to discuss issues of color drives them apart. At the beginning of the movie, she laments - along with her equally successful, single black female friends - her single status.
But when a co-worker sets her up on a blind date with Brian Simon Baker , who turns out to be white, her world is rocked. But it's fun, sexy and, when it's working, thoughtful. Were Brian black and Kenya named, I don't know, Paris, and if her family and friends were as rude to him, we'd be expected to find their behavior appalling. All that changes when she meets sexy, free-spirited Brian Kelly Simon Baker. He was seven years old. Impressed with his work on a friend's mansion, McQueen hires Kelly to design her new garden -- and he sweeps her off her feet.
Good acting and great chemistry can get you through almost any script! On vacation recently, I finally relented to curiosity and watched the movie. The two meet at , and she is surprised to discover Brian is white. For more information, go to the. Her friends arrange a blind date with a white man, Brian Simon Baker. With this film and the completely different but also observant comedy , black women are being paid a kind of attention they deserve but rarely get in the movies.
However, the characterizations, even the leads, rarely rise above archetypes. Kenya Sanaa Latham is a smart, beautiful account lawyer climbing the corporate ladder in a white man's world. And he helps her bring more color onto her nails, into her home, especially with painting her walls together, and of course into her backyard. Synopsis A woman discovers that when it comes to love, sometimes opposites really do attract in this romantic comedy-drama. It's a terrible start for a love affair. At times, the director stages the actors in ways that are not only awkward, but also frustrating. The fact that Kendra comes from a very well to do Black family and has to deal with their expectations of her creates a situation in which most of the pressure and inner conflicts are hers really makes the story go.