Director: Chris Stokes
Writers: Chaz Echols, Marques Houston
Stars: Draya Michele, Jessica Vanessa DeLeon, Ross Fleming
Runtime: 180 minutes
A guy rekindles his relationship along with his former wife, which will not sit well with an additional woman who's obsessed with the dog. A recovering alcoholic college professor trying to put his life back together meets a seductive new student. The girl offers him a sensuous escape from reality until he realizes she could be insane.
We Belong Collectively, like most “That woman is crazy! ” films, does not necessarily make said woman an intricate figure but more so a generic replica of what you’re already familiar with. 26-year-old Tracy has just got outside of jail and enrolled at the college in Los Angeles, possibly Sacramento, for reasons not known. We’re never told her key or interest, just that the girl ends up in a Mythology glass ran by a Mr. Jones Lewis.
Someone who just recently received off a sabbatical he or she took due to his living falling apart. Yet, with the dog sober now and fixing the relationships he destroyed, he feels stable and possibly happy. That’s until Tracy, jealous of the closeness Thomas has with his TA, Leslie, decides she wants him or her. Thus leading to a series of activities you can likely already suppose. Well, outside of the ending, which is a minor change from what we usually see.
Initially, I thought this is going to be like Only For 1 Night in, despite the very low expectations for Draya Michele, the bar would be raised. Which often, in some ways, it was. Still, I must admit, I don’t understand if it was her behaving and how she played off of Whitfield or because of simply how much Stoke plays on her elegance which leaves you entranced. For with the way We Belong Together is shot, you come to understand how Betty was seduced.
How, despite his mind saying zero, temptation, over and over, wore down his morals and perception of right and wrong until he couldn’t help but give in. Especially considering he was single, likely hasn’t been with someone throughout months, maybe over a yr, and it isn’t like the guy had any friends past his AA sponsor and his TA. Tracy (Draya Michele) trying to invite Thomas to have sex. Initially, I thought this became going to be like Only For One Night in, despite the lower 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 performing and how she played off of Whitfield or because of simply how much Stoke plays on her elegance which leaves you enthralled.
For with the way Many of us Belong Together is shot, you come to understand how Jones was seduced. How, regardless of his mind saying absolutely no, temptation, over and over, wore lower his morals and perception of right and incorrect until he couldn’t support but give in. Especially taking into consideration he was single, likely has not been with someone inside months, maybe over a yr, and it isn’t like the guy had any friends beyond his AA sponsor spectacular TA. But, as we venture into Tracy getting a bit crazy, that is when Michele is apparently pushing herself past just where she is as an actress.
Which often isn’t to say she can’t play crazy, the way your ex eyes look in some views may give you pause, but between her dialog, the particular performance, and the story?
There is a strong vibe that when this film was made, they should have got followed the policy regarding “Less is more. ” Criticism They Could Have Made Tracy’s Basis for Flipping Out Better The issue with damn near all films like this is make the woman crazy without getting much, if any, onus on the man. And mind you, yes Tracy did rest about quite a few things, however there were multiple warning signs, because noted, that Thomas overlooked.
Some of which should have made it very clear, if you are going to have sex with this lady on the regular, be full-on intimate, you should come correct.
Yet, the film does not necessarily really allow Tracy to be someone complex and complicated. Her mental illness, as it is often used in films like this, is just a quick and easy means to clarify why she is acting the way she does. That and because, I guess, the d*** ended up being so bomb that the lady couldn’t allow someone to be in the way of consistent appointments.
Which seems like such lazy creating, since we see it sometimes, that it takes away from every little thing Michele was doing which made this seem like a good function for her.