Director: Chris Stokes
Writers: Chaz Echols, Marques Houston
Stars: Draya Michele, Jessica Vanessa DeLeon, Ross Fleming
Runtime: 180 minutes
A man rekindles his relationship with his former wife, which doesn't sit well with another woman who's obsessed with him or her. A recovering alcoholic college or university professor trying to put the life back together meets a seductive new student. This lady offers him a sexual escape from reality until he realizes she may be insane.
We Belong Collectively, like most “That woman is usually crazy! ” films, does not necessarily make said woman an intricate figure but more so any generic replica of precisely what you’re already familiar with. 26-year-old Tracy has just got out of jail and enrolled at the college in Los Angeles, probably Sacramento, for reasons unknown. We’re never told her main or interest, just that the girl ends up in a Mythology a glass ran by a Mr. Jones Lewis.
Someone who just recently obtained off a sabbatical he took due to his existence falling apart. Yet, with the dog sober now and mending the relationships he destroyed, he feels stable and perchance happy. That’s until Tracy, jealous of the closeness Jones has with his TA, Leslie, decides she wants him or her. Thus leading to a series of situations you can likely already guess. Well, outside of the ending, the industry minor change from what we often see.
Initially, I thought this is going to be like Only For A single Night in, despite the reduced expectations for Draya Michele, the bar would be raised. That, in some ways, it was. Yet, I must admit, I don’t recognize if it was her acting and how she played off Whitfield or because of the amount Stoke plays on her beauty which leaves you gaping. For with the way Many of us Belong Together is photo, you come to understand how Thomas was seduced.
How, in spite of his mind saying absolutely no, temptation, over and over, wore straight down his morals and feeling of right and inappropriate until he couldn’t aid but give in. Especially contemplating he was single, likely has not been with someone inside months, maybe over a year, and it isn’t like the girl had any friends beyond his AA sponsor great TA. Tracy (Draya Michele) trying to invite Thomas to possess sex. Initially, I thought this is going to be like Only For One Night in, despite the low expectations for Draya Michele, the bar would be raised. Which, in some ways, it was. Yet, I must admit, I don’t recognize if it was her acting and how she played down Whitfield or because of just how much Stoke plays on her attractiveness which leaves you gaping.
For with the way We Belong Together is chance, you come to understand how Thomas was seduced. How, despite his mind saying simply no, temptation, over and over, wore lower his morals and impression of right and inappropriate until he couldn’t aid but give in. Especially considering he was single, likely has not been with someone inside months, maybe over a year, and it isn’t like the guy had any friends over and above his AA sponsor and his TA. But, as we opportunity into Tracy getting a bit crazy, that is when Michele is apparently pushing herself past exactly where she is as an actress.
That isn’t to say she cannot play crazy, the way her eyes look in some scenes may give you pause, however between her dialog, typically the performance, and the story?
We have a strong vibe that when this kind of film was made, they should have followed the policy regarding “Less is more. ” Complaint They Could Have Made Tracy’s Cause of Flipping Out Better The condition with damn near just about all films like this is they make the woman crazy without getting much, if any, onus on the man. And actually, yes Tracy did sit about quite a few things, but there were multiple warning signs, since noted, that Thomas disregarded.
Some of which should have made it clear, if you are going to have sex with this female on the regular, be full-on intimate, you should come right.
Yet, the film does not necessarily really allow Tracy to be someone complex and complicated. Her mental illness, currently often used in films such as this, is just a quick and easy means to describe why she is acting the way she does. That and because, I guess, the d*** was so bomb that she couldn’t allow someone to be in the way of consistent appointments.
All of which seems like such lazy creating, since we see it so often, that it takes away from every thing Michele was doing in which made this seem like a good purpose for her.