American Splendor, American Odd, At American Violet

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In previews, American Violet, which premiered last night at Hollywood's Pacific Design Center, looked super-harrowing. But the premiere was all glam! Nicole, Alfre, Erica and friends made it work - mostly.



The Good:

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Erica Hubbard is basically just wearing the most amazing wedding dress ever, from a wedding that would be completely tasteful with no cowering in your seat away from an emcee intent on breaking the fourth wall and embarrassing as many guests as possible.


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The peerless Alfre Woodard always looks totally comfortable in her own skin, shoes.


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Regina Kelly is rocking total mom drag and, as that one judge from So You Think You Can Dance might say, I LOVE IT!


The Bad:

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When I put Nicole Beharie in "bad," I really mean "disappointing." Because, let's face it, she's stunning, and this is her breakout role, and she can wear a long sweatshirt any time!


What Say You?

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DANCING WITH THE STARS. YOU MEAN DANCING WITH THE STARS. DWTS, which is a steaming pile of TV shit, NOT SYTCD, which is a showcase for extremely talented dancers and which I watch every summer, thankyouverymuch