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Barbershop (2002)

Director, Tim Story. Cast: Ice Cube, Anthony Anderson, Sean Patrick Thomas, Eve, Troy Garity, Michael Ealy, Leonard Earl Howze, Keith David, Lahmard Tate, Cedric the Entertainer. Calvin never wanted to take over the family business, a barbershop on the southside of Chicago. One morning he decides to sell the shop to Lester. Calvin spends the day cutting heads at the shop, and starts to understand the importance of the legacy left to him. Calvin learns to appreciate his barber friends, and discovers that the place where they work is more than just a place to get a haircut. Calvin gradually changes his mind about selling the shop, but it may be too late. 102 min. Credits and other information from theInternet Movie Database

Reviewsand articles:
Leonard, David J. "Barbershop" In:Screens fade to black :contemporary African American cinema Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006. (MAIN:PN1995.9.N4 L46 2006)
Mukherjee, Roopali. "The Ghetto Fabulous Aesthetic in Contemporary Black Culture." Available By: Cultural Studies,Nov2006, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p599-629, 31p Full-textof this article / review isavailable: Berkeley users only