Director: Chris Stokes
Writers: Chaz Echols, Marques Houston
Stars: Draya Michele, Jessica Vanessa DeLeon, Ross Fleming
Runtime: 180 minutes
A guy rekindles his relationship together with his former wife, which will not sit well with an additional woman who's obsessed with him or her. A recovering alcoholic school professor trying to put their life back together meets a seductive new student. The girl offers him a sensual escape from reality until he realizes she could be insane.
We Belong Collectively, like most “That woman is actually crazy! ” films, doesn’t make said woman an elaborate figure but more so any generic replica of precisely what you’re already familiar with. 26-year-old Tracy has just got from jail and enrolled with a college in Los Angeles, perhaps Sacramento, for reasons unidentified. 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 acquired off a sabbatical he took due to his living falling apart. Yet, with your pet sober now and mending the relationships he ruined, he feels stable and perhaps happy. That’s until Tracy, jealous of the closeness Betty has with his TA, Leslie, decides she wants the dog. Thus leading to a series of occasions you can likely already imagine. Well, outside of the ending, which is a minor change from what we frequently see.
Initially, I thought it was going to be like Only For 1 Night in, despite the reduced expectations for Draya Michele, the bar would be raised. That, in some ways, it was. But, I must admit, I don’t know 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 all Belong Together is chance, you come to understand how Thomas was seduced.
How, in spite of his mind saying zero, temptation, over and over, wore along his morals and impression of right and inappropriate until he couldn’t support but give in. Especially thinking about he was single, likely hasn’t been with someone in months, maybe over a year, and it isn’t like the girl had any friends beyond his AA sponsor and his TA. Tracy (Draya Michele) trying to invite Thomas to have sex. Initially, I thought this was going to be like Only For A single 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 know if it was her operating and how she played down Whitfield or because of 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 Jones was seduced. How, in spite of his mind saying no, temptation, over and over, wore lower his morals and perception of right and inappropriate until he couldn’t assist but give in. Especially considering he was single, likely hasn’t been with someone in months, maybe over a 12 months, and it isn’t like the man had any friends beyond his AA sponsor spectacular TA. But, as we endeavor into Tracy getting a little crazy, that is when Michele appears to be pushing herself past wherever she is as an actress.
Which often isn’t to say she cannot play crazy, the way your ex eyes look in some moments may give you pause, but between her dialog, the particular performance, and the story?
You will find a strong vibe that when this particular film was made, they should have followed the policy associated with “Less is more. ” Critique They Could Have Made Tracy’s Basis for Flipping Out Better The problem with damn near just about all films like this is they make the woman crazy without adding much, if any, onus on the man. And actually, yes Tracy did lay about quite a few things, yet there were multiple warning signs, because noted, that Thomas ignored.
Some of which should have made it obvious, if you are going to have sex with this woman on the regular, be full-on intimate, you should come correct.
Yet, the film does not really allow Tracy being someone complex and complex. Her mental illness, as it is often used in films such as this, is just a quick and easy means to describe why she is acting the way in which she does. That and since, I guess, the d*** has been so bomb that the girl couldn’t allow someone to be in the way of consistent appointments.
All of these seems like such lazy writing, since we see it so often, that it takes away from every thing Michele was doing that made this seem like a good purpose for her.