More of a straight romance movie than romantic comedy, Just Wright is sweet and satisfying without being cloistering. Queen Latifah’s down-played charm connects with that of Common as a believable NBA pro athlete. Latifah’s physical trainer, Leslie, represents a nurturing character archetype that we don’t see celebrated enough in modern cinema. Aside from some formulaic side characters, Just Wright is just that.
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.