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A detached black mother looses her job and though the ability to pay back her credit. She recalls her billiard skills and begins to play for money. Will she be cool enough to be a pro in such a game? Things get worse when she falls in love with an opponent. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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kiss shot, not so hot
17 December 2002 | by (london) – See all my reviews

If you are expecting a really funny comedy, as it says on the cover, and because you see Whoopi Goldbergs name on the credits, think again. Although its a decent enough story, a comedy its not, Whoopis naturally funny face was glummed down, the film did deal with serious affairs about a woman struggling to bring up her daughter, while trying to keep her house, but it still could have been a perfectly amusing and hilarious film. The ending was a joke one minute there arguing, the next scene, there driving of into the sunset, no scenes in between, and then it finishes. Its worth watching if you are a hardened Whoopi Goldberg fan, if not watch her in Ghost.


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