‘Baggage Claim’ Review: Woefully Outdated Look at the Challenges of Finding True Love

If “Baggage Claim” proves anything, it’s that black filmmakers can make crappy romantic comedies every bit as well as white ones.

David E. Talbert, who adapted and directed the film from his own novel, manages to expertly assemble every hoary cliché about men, women, sex and relationships into what basically feels like the African-American version of Anna Faris’ “What’s Your Number.”

Painfully unfunny and entirely unromantic, “Baggage Claim” offers a woefully outdated look at the challenges of finding true love, boosted from mediocrity only occasionally by a handful of supporting performances.  Read More....



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