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Bad Hair (2020)

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In 1989 an ambitious young woman gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career may come at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.

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James Van Der Beek
Lena Waithe ... Brook-Lynne
Vanessa Williams ... Zora
Laverne Cox ... Virgie
Michelle Hurd ... Maxine
Blair Underwood
Kelly Rowland ... Sandra
Usher Raymond
Nicole Byer
Madeleine Byrne ... Maddie
Corinne Massiah ... Young Linda
Jay Pharoah ... Julius
Judith Scott ... Edna
Robin Thede ... Denise
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During the rise of New Jack Swing in 1989, an ambitious young woman from Compton, L.A. aspires to become a VJ but is told she doesn't have the right hair, the right face, or the right skin color to succeed in the image obsessed world of music television. She strikes a Faustian bargain with the new head of a music network who tells her to get a weave, but this new hairstyle turns out to be anything but easy to maintain. Written by .slashfilm.com

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Just a copy of John Carpenters skit in Body Bags
9 May 2020 | by petera00See all my reviews

Nothing new... (seriously can we have that in hollywood horror these days?!). This is just a clone of Body Bags skit by carpenter and hooper.


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