Barbershop (2002)

babrerhsoWritten by: Mark Brown

Directed by: Tim Story

Setting: Chicago

Calvin Palmer (Ice Cube), a young aspiring entrepreneur and father-to-be, inherited a struggling barbershop, in the south side of Chicago, from his father. The shop serves as a hub, and a sanctuary of sorts, for Black men in the community.

But Calvin sees it as an impediment to his dreams. He seems deaf to his wife Jennifer (Jazsmin Lewis) when she encourages him to demonstrate strength and stability by sticking with the barbershop. He’s infatuated with unrealistic dreams and get-rich-quick schemes. Continue reading “Barbershop (2002)”