Good Hair (2009) - Documentary, Comedy

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Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles.

IMDB: 6.9
Director: Jeff Stilson
Stars: Chris Rock, Maya Angelou
Length: 96 Minutes
PG Rating: PG-13
Reviews: 2 out of 32 found boring (6.25%)

One-line Reviews (18)

There was not one dull moment in this documentary, every point that is discussed is utterly fascinating and usually hilarious.

The other option is a weave, which is a fascinating concoction.

' But while this component of the documentary is interesting (and often entertaining), it is severely inadequate and fails to provide his daughter with a thoughtful and satisfactory answer to her question.

His style of questioning can be a bit cheeky but he's always engaging.

It is brimming with lovable and fascinating characters and most importantly, it is infused with a sense of fun and good natured curiosity.

As someone who has little interest in the culture of hair care among African Americans, I was intrigued by this film because it was written, narrated and executive produced by Chris Rock, a very intelligent, perceptive, and entertaining comedian.

Good Hair could of been many things-racist, boring, stupid, tedious, slow to name a few.

Rock is amusing and entertaining as he tells us how it is forbidden to touch a black girl's hair and goes to the barbershop to learn how men feel about it all.

This is delightfully insightful and incredibly entertaining.

Various aspects of the movie are entertaining, amusing, or saddening, depending on how one views them.

It's also interesting to see a "hair show" where hair stylists have these crazy elaborate, very entertaining demos of their skills.

While this is not the greatest movie ever or even the last word about (mainly) black women's hair, it's well worth seeing, and strikes a nice balance between being entertaining and informative.

The simplicity of the movie is what kept it interesting and entertaining, the lack very sensitive subjects like "slavery".

Rock is genial and engaging.

Fascinating exploration of the topic, I learned a lot.

One very rousing topic that was brought up in the documentary was chemicals (i.

That being said, this documentary has a very bland feel to it.

The random story of black women's hair is one of the most fascinating stories you'll see all year.