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MOVIE REVIEWS: JUMPING THE BROOM

May 6, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Jumping the Broom is another one of those movies about a couple from different social strata whose upcoming marriage is regarded with no enthusiasm by their parents. The difference in this film is that the two families are African-American. Indeed the phrase “jumping the broom” dates back to wedding rites during the days of slavery. […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: STEP UP 3D

August 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Critics are stepping on the toes of the Step Up 3D filmmakers. Sure, there’s plenty of over-produced dance sequences, some of them say, but they all seem like interruptions of the story (what there is of that). “Step Up 3D is strictly 1D. Tired choreography and moldy hip-hop gestures accompany insipid characters, straight-line plotting and […]