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I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks) (2007)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  2007 (USA)
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Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, "cold turkey," and he goes on a mission: "... See full summary »

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Jay Brooks
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Matt McKenzie
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Catherine Williamson
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Drake Moore
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J.C. Evans
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Molly
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Hester
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Candace
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Tamiko
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Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, "cold turkey," and he goes on a mission: "Operation Brown Sugar". But because Jay doesn't fit the "brotha" stereotype, he fails miserably with the "sistahs." Then he meets the dynamic Catherine, a misunderstood "Half-rican Canadian", who's as righteously quirky as he is. To win her heart, Jay must confront his fears as he realizes commitment is a bigger issue than race. Written by Anonymous

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It's not you. It's him.

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Rated R for language, including some sexual references
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Jay Brooks: [trying to get Catherine to go out whith him] What you want me to beg?
Matt McKenzie: Yea well ok. Let's hear some begging.
Jay Brooks: Are you serious. I'll play along. What you want Mars Blackmon or James Brown?
Matt McKenzie: Ah a man of genre. I don't know you well enough for James Brown so Mars Blackmon.
Jay Brooks: Please baby baby please.
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If the roles were reversed, I would run.......not smart
15 March 2011 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

This movie throws in a few "white" thinkers but for most of the movie you are spent hearing about "black" centered logic and why it is different instead of being proud in being different. Valley girl references, "totally overrated" comments, NYT indifference (because, well maybe, it is white). This movie is wrong because it is color based (how many tired of black girls movies do you buy tickets for?).

There are a lot of white men tired of black woman. There are a lot of white women tired of black men. There are a lot of black women tired of black men and apparently there are a lot of black men tired of white women. There are a lot of black women tired of black men. There are a lot of black men tired of black women. I am not tired because my color does not wear me like it does for so many.

In the future, this will be cringe worthy but a sign of the embarrassing times. The plight of color in America needs to change and for black Americans to not join in with the guilt of white Americans handing on their blame game is perpetuating the problem. When you think only a color can understand you, I think you are missing the funny between both of us and the fact that white and black are colors.


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