This sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy devolves into a shameless tearjerker in its third act.
Whos Still Standing
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This crudely entertaining diversion can't help but command attention, despite or perhaps because of its maddening unevenness.
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A ludicrous marital drama-cum-morality play from contemporary black cinema's most prolific multihyphenate.
In the new primetime gameshow "Who's Still Standing?" losers fall through a trapdoor into vats of boiling oil. Ha ha, just kidding, they're probably saving that idea for sweeps.