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This One's for the Ladies

This One's for the Ladies is a movie starring Lakia Hunter, Michele Moore, and Poundcake. This documentary explores the sexual and social identity of contemporary black America through intimate, eye opening and often hilarious...

Running Time
1 hours 22 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Gene Graham
Actors
Lakia Hunter, Terrill Ross, Michele Moore, Poundcake
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

This documentary explores the sexual and social identity of contemporary black America through intimate, eye opening and often hilarious accounts from women and men who find love and community in the underground world of exotic dancing.

Comments about documentary «This One's for the Ladies» (16)

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Scott Guerrero

A fascinating look at the lives of the people who play a pivotal role in the world's most famous game, Major League Baseball. The film is excellent, especially for fans of the sport. The pacing is slow and the acting is not so great, but it is certainly worth the watch. It is an interesting look into the lives of people who make up the backbone of the game. And it is a look into the lives of baseball players, which is the subject of this movie. It is a must see for fans of baseball.

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Kathryn Estrada

Cleveland is one of the most notorious cities in America. The violence that it has been through in the past decades has created a need to show what goes on in the city. The documentary Cleveland shows the rise and fall of the city from the 20s to the 70s and from the 70s to the present day. The documentary shows how the city was the victim of drug gangs, the police force and the city council. The documentary goes into detail about the stories of the people who were involved in the drug trade. The documentary also has interviews with other people involved in the drug trade, such as people who worked in the heroin production and a police officer who was a dealer. The documentary shows how the city was hit by riots during the 70s and the 70s riots are shown in detail. The documentary also has the story of a black man who was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle. The man had been shot and was the victim of the riot. The documentary is well made and gives a good look at the city. It's an interesting documentary that shows the rise and fall of Cleveland.

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Nicholas H.

This is a documentary that would have been appropriate to film a couple of years back. In fact the way that the director assembled the material is to the point, as we have lots of older people from the '50s and '60s talking about the way they did their own laundry and what an important part they played in making things happen. But what we got in this movie is an ode to today's technology and a thinly veiled warning to those people who don't understand it. I found the first half of this documentary to be a little too annoying. So much of the interviewees talk about how they knew things and they never got caught, but they're talking about their not understanding computers and smartphones, the very computer programs that are so effective in their arsenal. The directors have no patience for people who don't get it, which was a little bit of a bore, and we also have a female interviewed describing how she has a pet rat, and that she lets it walk into the room every time she has a phone call. Now, I don't know about you, but rats don't really run around like the little chubby creatures that they do in most videos of rats, but the way they walk and talk in this documentary really does seem more like something that they would have used in the early 1900's than a common house pet. But, the second half of the film, as we're shown footage of just about every household electronic device that you can imagine, the cameraman makes the attempt to show how things are improved by these technological advances. There is a clip of a mosquito in a window, and the video then fades out with a kind of text that the director could have easily written, "For a more modern version of this, try the Bee Danger Word Finder." It was like the director, who seems to be trying to impart some sort of wisdom, forgot to do that. It was just, "Hey, go get a bug." Well, this is a movie that we will watch over and over again, but you won't be any wiser if you skip it. 7/10

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Madison

All of the movies described in this documentary are worth a watch, although I think that "Oceans" might be the better one. As you watch, you find yourself comparing the scenes, reactions, and overall feeling of each event to the last one. Some will find this more entertaining than others, but I enjoyed it. At times I could not decide whether to laugh or cry, and there were some lines that I heard people say out loud when I left the theatre. And that's when I realized that not everyone sees the same way.

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Michelle

I just came across this film when I was browsing through my local library's video section and found it. I have never watched a documentary in my life and I have never seen a film with such a limited amount of footage. It is a very long film, but it is an informative one. The first thing that struck me about this film was the lack of CGI. I am not saying that CGI was bad, it was absolutely amazing, but it was used sparingly. What I found interesting about this documentary was the fact that it is a true story, as opposed to the Hollywood version. I thought the way the filmmakers explained the events was really informative and I learned a lot from this film. The footage was very raw and real. I would recommend this film to anyone who is interested in learning more about this topic.

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Tiffany R.

This film features the views of nearly a dozen of the top media personalities of the 1990s. Each speaker states their reasons for going against the mainstream media and the pundits and political figures that support it. From Oprah to Michael Moore, there is ample evidence to back up their claims. Unfortunately, the process of promoting their agenda is a bit disconcerting. The candid nature of their statements is what makes the film interesting and entertaining. Even so, this is not a film for those that want to be spoon fed information about what is happening in the world today. For those that are interested in the topic, the film's authors, academics and journalists do a good job of explaining the news and information to the viewer. However, those who seek to dissect the meaning of the videos and information that is provided do not learn anything new. This is not to say that the journalists' comments are inaccurate, but rather they do not contribute to the discussion on the issue at hand. Most of the comments are predictable and if you have any interest in the topic, then the news is already known. However, those that would not normally watch the news would be confused by the information provided and would not know how to process it. On the other hand, those that like to learn more about the topic and would rather learn about the issues rather than the personalities, should not be disappointed with this documentary. However, those that are interested in the political system and the news media would be disappointed.

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Zachary F.

After seeing the wonderful "Underworld" on television, I decided to try out the excellent "Underworld: Evolution", directed by Dan Curtis. Being an avid vampire lover, I was excited to see a film that would capture the dark essence of the vampire and his re-occurring desire to feed on human flesh. The idea is fascinating. I hope the sequel is just as good. I am even more excited for the second movie to come out in the near future. That is until I see "Terminator Salvation", directed by "Sin City" writer Mark Millar. This is an action movie with a dark, comic book feel to it, and I think Millar is a terrific writer. I loved the first "Underworld" and the second movie is as much a movie with a twist as the first one. I think the story line is dark, twisted and involving. Unfortunately, I have to admit that the action and special effects are not up to the original movies. The fight scenes are terrible, in fact, I have yet to see a film that does not have some of the worst fight scenes ever filmed. The actors in this film look as if they have been cast for another movie, and the acting is very forced. They are not professional actors, they just look like a bunch of actors who are getting paid to act like they are getting paid to act. But I do like how the movie is set in Detroit, and it is actually a great backdrop for the movie. I am not one for giving out spoilers, but this is one of the few movies I have seen where I have actually heard the protagonist/hero say, "I'm hungry". I will have to see this movie again to tell if I was correct, but it does not disappoint me.

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Theresa

The Philadelphia Underground Film Festival has been a vital part of our history. The Philadelphia Underground Film Festival has brought together talented directors and artists to discuss their work. The film I attended, Philadelphia Underground, is a feature-length film from the Philadelphia Underground Film Festival. It's about a group of young people living underground and it tells their stories and the stories of other underground artists. You can tell it's all young people and not enough time and money to really tell stories, but there are a lot of people telling stories and these people are all very talented. It's also a very personal look at these young people and the people that they are. These are not actors playing characters but people who are really living and breathing underground art. I recommend the film to people who love underground art. They are brilliant, and they are going places. The film has a lot of great dialogue and the story is really fascinating. It's a little over an hour long but you really learn a lot about the underground art scene. I really enjoyed the film and I recommend it.

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Robert Herrera

The title of this documentary suggests that the film is about lesbian rights, but the topic of sexual orientation in the workplace is of course secondary to the issue of worker's rights, and that's what this is about, the politics of sexual orientation in the workplace. This is a good film. It is a good documentary. It's been produced by a gay-friendly organization, and it's worth seeing. However, as mentioned earlier, the subject of sexual orientation is secondary to the workers rights. I've heard that workers are not allowed to talk about their sexuality to their employers, but that's not true. I've heard a lot of bad things about the way unions are run in the U.S. It's true that the union movement in the U.S. has been fairly weak in the past few years, but it is still strong, and if a union is strong, it means that unions can work together, and this film shows that. It shows that the United Farm Workers union (UFW) was involved in a unionization campaign in Georgia in the 1980s, and that the UFW is involved in various campaigns in other states. Also, it shows that unions are more popular than ever in the U.S., and that unions and workers are treated more equally in the U.S. I think that the film should have had more information about what unions are, and that unions should be supported, and that a union is an important part of a workers' democracy. I think that this is an important film, and that it's worth seeing.

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Dorothy J.

This movie is really about a science which, besides breaking the ice, was also the starting point of many of the innovations that now are put into every day objects. These inventions are coming from its origin in the computer science, but are also being presented in a way to be applied to various fields. This movie brings out the importance of the historical importance of this work, and the fact that it was the first step towards a more scientific world, where everything has a purpose. "The history of computers" is an excellent film, which presents the history of computers as well as explaining their work and the way that they are used today. A must see for everyone.

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Amanda

I've always liked the late, great R. Crumb. He was the King of the Graphic Novels, the first to create and write stories for the big screen. As a child, he used to show me his cartoons and I would pick them up and put them in my book collection. His stories and drawings were so important to me, and it was only after I was in college that I discovered him as a novelist and short story writer. I loved his comics and he always wrote stories for the graphic novel. I was so excited to hear that he would be doing a documentary about his life. I was so happy when he agreed to do it. This is an amazing, beautiful documentary. R. Crumb had such a wonderful life. He had a wonderful sense of humor, and a very strong, loving relationship with his wife and two children. He was a very creative person. He was always writing, drawing, and making cartoons. He was a real talent, and this documentary tells the story of his life, his work, and his legacy. The stories in this documentary are so inspiring, and they really are just like what I imagine Crumb would have done. He had so many amazing stories and it's just so sad that he passed away so young. I hope this documentary gets released on DVD, because I would love to have it. R. Crumb is so much more than a comic book writer. I would like to see this documentary get a DVD release because it is so important to the history of American comics. This documentary tells the story of R. Crumb, and it's so beautiful and inspiring.

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Melissa Patterson

I was totally surprised by this documentary. I've been following the journey of the Elan team for a while now, and I was very pleased to learn that the documentary was not only true to the facts, but it was also well done and had a very interesting story to tell. The first half of the documentary shows the "proof" of the Elan's early success in the field of drug addiction. The team talks about the various reasons for this drug addiction, the various therapies they use, and the types of treatment they have received. The film does an excellent job at showing how each of these groups has made a difference in the lives of people who are dealing with drug addiction. It is a very honest documentary, and I think it is extremely important that this information is out there. I would highly recommend this documentary to anyone who has ever used a drug, and anyone who has ever had a family member who has had a family member addicted to drugs. It is also a must-see for anyone who is looking to make a change in their own life, or for anyone who has been affected by drugs in their own family. I was very pleased to see that this documentary had been made, and I think it will help a lot of people who have seen it to be able to make a change in their own lives.

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Austin

I really like this documentary. It is entertaining, but not too serious. The subject matter is a little bit too good for a documentary about the Seabiscuit. This one is more about how the race has been talked about in American society for most of its history. There is one particular race that has always been talked about in American society. It's the Seabiscuit. The first thing that made this documentary interesting for me is the fact that the racers were speaking with one voice. They talked about what race they were, what the race was about, the different races, etc. But I was also surprised at how many of the racers were talking about the race itself. It seemed that they were all part of the race. I think that this is one of the most interesting aspects of the documentary. The Seabiscuit was just another race. The racers talked about what it was like to race in the race. They talked about the fun of the race, and they talked about the difficulties of the race. And they talked about all of the things that go into racing, from the track to the town to the town hall. I was also impressed with the fact that this documentary was focused on the racers. The racers and the race itself, and not on what the racers were going through or what they were going through. It was not a documentary about the racers. The racers were the focus. This documentary is a lot of fun. You will be talking about the race for a long time. I think that the racers and the race itself are the most interesting aspects of this documentary. I recommend this one to anyone who is interested in the race. There are some short parts of the documentary that aren't really needed, and maybe that was part of the problem with the documentary. However, the racers themselves talk about the race all the time. It was interesting, and you are sure to have a good time listening to the racers talk about the race. I think that this documentary is one that I would really recommend.

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Emily C.

I just watched this movie on Netflix and I enjoyed it. I saw some "wacko" critics who didn't get this movie. I don't blame them for their opinion, I mean the movie doesn't have an plot and I thought that the "wacko" critics were probably right about that. But to be honest, the movie was pretty good. The acting was good, the story was good and I did enjoy the "family reunion" type atmosphere. I also liked the overall message that was being portrayed here. "My family will always be with me no matter what." So, while the movie was not a great movie and some parts were boring, overall it was enjoyable. And I think that the best thing about it is that it's not really "sick" like I would expect from some people. So, if you want to watch a movie that you will not have to think too much about because it is quite enjoyable, I suggest you to watch this one.

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Robert A.

John Scott is the most prolific writer of romance novels and novels about people like the artist Claes Oldenburg. This documentary is not at all about his work, but his life, his friendship, and his artwork. In the beginning of the film, we see how Scott got started, as well as his brief brushes with war and depression. In the middle of the film we get to see more of Scott's art, his literary adaptations, and his remarkable talent for capturing the essence of great literature in a single sentence. There are also interesting biographical bits of information about his wife, his nephew, and his father. Also, for those of you who haven't read the book, the film opens with the quote "The result of a great novel is like a great painting. It must be a masterpiece in itself". I really liked the fact that the film was like a painting, I really liked how it focused on the painting and not the writing. I also liked the fact that the film didn't try to emulate the real person in Scott's life, it showed only what he did, not what he had done. I liked how he never tried to be a "great" writer and never became one. He was able to show the great things that happened to him and the artist who he was. And I also liked how the film was very different from "How To Be A Writer", because it didn't try to portray him as a "great" writer, but just him as a normal person. For those who have read the book, I think that you'll probably enjoy it more, as I think you'll appreciate the more personal aspect of it. Overall, I think this is a very good documentary, but one that I think will be different for everyone. In my opinion, this is not as good as a book of Scott's, but still good enough for a very good documentary. If you have never read the book, I think you'll enjoy it a lot more. If you have read it and liked it, you'll probably like it even more.

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Megan H.

It's not often I come across a documentary that is so painfully informative and insightful. One thing I like about documentaries is that they give you the opportunity to see things from different perspectives. For example, in my opinion, most documentaries about the Fifties portrayed the counterculture movement as either an extreme hippie group, or as a hippie group that was a violent group. The Silent Majority is a documentary that presents the counterculture in a balanced, non-judgmental way. It portrays counterculture as a movement that was harmless, and had a positive effect on society. In this film, you learn more about the counterculture movement, and about the reasons for it, than you ever would have with a book. Of course, the book is not "The Counterculture" and it is not meant to be. It is meant to be a portrait of the counterculture, and it presents the counterculture in a way that makes it more understandable. In my opinion, this documentary is very well done and presented. If you liked The Fifties, you'll definitely like this documentary.