Director: Chris Stokes
Writers: Chaz Echols, Marques Houston
Stars: Draya Michele, Jessica Vanessa DeLeon, Ross Fleming
Runtime: 180 minutes
Men rekindles his relationship along with his former wife, which does not sit well with yet another woman who's obsessed with the dog. A recovering alcoholic college professor trying to put his life back together meets any seductive new student. She offers him a sexual escape from reality until he realizes she might be insane.
We Belong Collectively, like most “That woman is usually crazy! ” films, does not make said woman an elaborate figure but more so some sort of generic replica of precisely what you’re already familiar with. 26-year-old Tracy has just got out of jail and enrolled at a college in Los Angeles, probably Sacramento, for reasons unfamiliar. We’re never told her main or interest, just that the lady ends up in a Mythology glass ran by a Mr. Thomas Lewis.
Someone who just recently got off a sabbatical they took due to his life falling apart. Yet, with him sober now and repairing the relationships he ruined, he feels stable and perchance happy. That’s until Tracy, jealous of the closeness Thomas has with his TA, Leslie, decides she wants him. Thus leading to a series of events you can likely already reckon. Well, outside of the ending, the minor change from what we frequently see.
Initially, I thought this is going to be like Only For A single Night in, despite the very low expectations for Draya Michele, the bar would be raised. Which, in some ways, it was. But, I must admit, I don’t know if it was her operating and how she played away Whitfield or because of the amount Stoke plays on her elegance which leaves you entranced. For with the way We all Belong Together is chance, you come to understand how Youngsters was seduced.
How, inspite of his mind saying zero, temptation, over and over, wore along his morals and perception of right and completely wrong until he couldn’t help but give in. Especially considering he was single, likely has not been with someone within months, maybe over a season, and it isn’t like the man had any friends over and above his AA sponsor spectacular TA. Tracy (Draya Michele) trying to invite Thomas to get sex. Initially, I thought this was going to be like Only For One particular Night in, despite the reduced expectations for Draya Michele, the bar would be raised. Which usually, in some ways, it was. But, I must admit, I don’t realize if it was her acting and how she played down Whitfield or because of just how much Stoke plays on her splendor which leaves you breathless.
For with the way We all Belong Together is chance, you come to understand how Youngsters was seduced. How, inspite of his mind saying absolutely no, temptation, over and over, wore down his morals and feeling of right and completely wrong until he couldn’t assist but give in. Especially taking into consideration he was single, likely hasn’t been with someone throughout months, maybe over a 12 months, and it isn’t like the dude had any friends beyond his AA sponsor magnificent TA. But, as we endeavor into Tracy getting a little crazy, that is when Michele is apparently pushing herself past wherever she is as an actress.
Which isn’t to say she can not play crazy, the way the girl eyes look in some displays may give you pause, nevertheless between her dialog, the performance, and the story?
There is a strong vibe that when this specific 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 problem with damn near most films like this is they create the woman crazy without getting much, if any, onus on the man. And mind you, yes Tracy did sit about quite a few things, yet there were multiple warning signs, because noted, that Thomas avoided.
Some of which should have made it clear, if you are going to have sex with this girl on the regular, be full-on intimate, you should come proper.
Yet, the film doesn’t really allow Tracy to get someone complex and complicated. Her mental illness, currently often used in films this way, 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 the girl couldn’t allow someone to be in the way of consistent appointments.
All of these seems like such lazy creating, since we see it so often, that it takes away from every little thing Michele was doing that made this seem like a good role for her.