“ In my opinion, it felt boring from the first ten minutes and never got back-- at least until 50 minutes, which is how much I tried to enjoy it before turning off.
“ Nia Long was riveting as Jordan, seriously.
“ It was exciting and moving, and you can find a bit of yourself somewhere in it if you watch long enough.
“ You know, it's hard to follow the movie's purpose when you can't actually visualize it.
“ Anyway, I'm sure that most people have seen this movie before as it did come out in 1999, but I still enjoyed it.
“ What makes this movie enjoyable is that you care for the characters.
“I've have to say as enjoyable as I found 75 percent of this movie, the ending spoiled it for me.
“ In addition, the whole novel-publishing aspect of the story seems both unnecessary and contrived, not to mention lacking in credibility since it becomes a bit difficult to believe that, if he were so terrified about his friends discovering his true perceptions of them, Harper would have written the novel in the first place.
“ The counter effect of this, however, is that the film often seems too talky, self-indulgent and dramatically flat, a fact not helped by the excessive 122-minute running time.
“There is a good mix of very funny and also intense emotional moments and the audience is captured; cheering some of the cast and hissing others.
“ Boring and Dramatic .
“ The story line of this script -- an author's revelations about his good friends in his first novel, and how potentially damaging they can be -- was plausible and enjoyable.
“ It was really worth watching this movie two times.
“ He made this movie-going experience for me that much more enjoyable.
“ The story remains unpredictable throughout the movie.
“ Boring and predictible .
“, but it is still a rather entertaining film.
“ The Best Man was a very exciting, fun, and enjoyable movie-going experience for me.
“ The Best Man is a very entertaining romantic comedy.
“ The cast performance was stunning.
“ Think of a great episode of the Cosby Show re-written for an adult audience, bearing a PG-13 rating and you know how you'll feel when you leave the theater.
“ There are lots of conversations between the characters-- males mostly--, but the story feels too contrived.
“ Moreover, when we hear voice-over recitations of a few sections of the novel itself, we are struck dumb that so badly written and trite a work could be so critically lauded and commercially successful.
“ Just plain enjoyable .
“Yeah, the story is a little predictable.
“ It was very enjoyable to watch.
“ The audience enjoyed it .
“ The character development was outstanding and the plot was enjoyable.
“ What is left is nonsensical anger, contrived forgiveness, and a waste of time.
“ What a release from the exploitative and predictable portrayals of African-Americans in films such as Black & White, Any Given Sunday, I Got the Hookup, and Next Friday.
“ It was slow, like a Love Jones, and I liked that movie so I don't know.
“ Every scene in what is in effect a black, younger "Big Chill" dragged on too long and was mostly too straight-forwardly directed.
“ It went a little slow, and I don't think it was all that.
“ The personality of Quentin, arguably the most complex and fascinating character, was a bit of a tease, and like some of the other viewers, I was hungry for more of him!