Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy strikes, it's up to grandson Ahmad (Brandon Hammond) to pull the family together and put the soul back into the family's weekly gatherings. Michael Beach, Mekhi P
The quest to watch great food movies continues. This is ostensibly a riff on Eat Drink Man Woman, which I also have queued up. It's not bad. I'm a Vivica A. Fox fan. Great food porn shots, crunchy family drama and betrayals, likable characters. Not bad, movie. Not bad.
An enjoyable drama that actually steers away from a lot of cliches a lot of African American movies generally have.