"Girls Trip" → A Succulent Grapefruit Adventure!

Film Synopsis: The story of four life long friends: Ryan (Regina Hall), Sasha (Queen Latifah), Dina (Tiffany Haddish), & Lisa (Jada Pinkett-Smith) who travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Music Festival where sisterhoods are re-kindled & wild sides are rediscovered! 

Where do I even begin? Granted, this was a very raunchy & explicit film that was die-hard hilarious, there was some truth and realism associated with it. 

I and you, if you have seen it or will see it CANNOT deny that. The real message that was relayed was what the character of Ryan said in her speech at the close of the film & that is to be real with not only yourself, but to the world: SPEAK...YOUR...TRUTH

Be YOU! Do not put on fronts and pretend to be something that you aren't just to suffice and to make someone else happy while you are miserable. It doesn't work & that is a fact! Don't give someone that power over you! Now that the important portion of my rating is out of the way- let's dive into what I though of the film: 

Firstly, I feel that Tiffany Haddish took the lead in the role of Dina. The scenes that has everyone talking (myself included) was that grapefruit scenes and where she literally demonstrated for Lisa how to do it to a man. That was THEE scene in the entire movie. Can't even lie. 

Haddish had me in tears...eyes bloodshot red, screaming and yelling, kicking in my seat, she was over the top and I loved every second of it! For the role of Lisa, I love how she was so meticulous and followed a schedule...but it took her posse to get her to have fun and let loose and the jokes that they told and the manner in which they made fun of her was absolutely funny as hell! 

The motel scene that happens once they cannot stay at Hotel Montelone with the homeless man will have you mouth dropping so low, you will fall out of your seat at what he does! That's a guarantee! 

Lastly,the role of Sasha...she was, to me, the Mama Bear of the posse. She kept it real and told her girls what they NEEDED and NOT WANTED to hear. She kept it real and forced them to open their eyes and know their worth and potential. 

The film was predictable, but was highly enjoyable and a sequel should and MUST be made. Malcolm Lee had a stellar cast that did a stellar and flawless job! I was eagerly anticipating the July 21st weekend to see this film! It was well worth the wait!

In closing, all close friends fight and have disagreements, but if the brother or sisterhood is strong enough- they will regroup and form right back bigger, better,a and stronger than ever...trip or no trip!