love jones
First screened in Winter 1998 / Most recently screened in September 2017
Director: Theodore Witcher. Cast: Nia Long, Larenz Tate, Lisa Nicole Carson, Isaiah Washington, Bill Bellamy, Bernadette L. Clarke, Khalil Kain, Leonard Roberts, Cerall Duncan, David Nisbet. Screenplay: Theodore Witcher.

Twitter Capsule: The soundtrack CD is perfect. The idea of the movie is great. The film itself wobbles too often on plot and character.

VOR:   African American romances remain such an absurdly endangered species that a flagship entry like this counts for something—and it's endured.

Photo © 1997 New Line Cinema/Addis Wechsler Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Sundance Film Festival: Audience Award (Dramatic; tie)

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