Quincy jones has beautiful hands strong and steady, with long, elegantly tapered fingers when those fingers hold a cigarette, they convey utter nonchalance when they grip a pen over sheet music. Love jones is a romantic love story between a poet darius lovehall (played by larenz tate) and nina mosely (played by nia long) darius lives in chicago and one night he is seen giving a poetry reading at an upscale jazz nightclub called the sanctuary. A stage adaptation of one of the greatest urban films of all time, love jones written and directed by theodore witcher. Love jones, houston, tx 749 likes 79 were here imagine an atmosphere of friends and creative people enjoying life and while being enlightened.
Late last week, my cousin tagged me and the rest of my cousins in a poster it was love jones, the musical yes, this classic romance is heading to the stage. This is in my top 5 when i name my favorite movies of all time there wasn't a single character in this movie that didn't act more than they were the hardest role in a movie may be to perhaps, play someone that you'd see everyday, or someone that you'd be everyday, and they pull it off so naturally. Filled with philosophies on love, a jazzy soundtrack, and great actors is why i would call it a classic 10 of 11 people found this review helpful was this review helpful to you. Movie reviews for love jones mrqe metric: see what the critics had to say and watch the trailer.
Darius lovehall is a young black poet in chicago who starts dating nina moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer while trying to figure out if they've got a love thing or are just kicking it, they hang out with their friend, talking about love and sex. Love jones review by amanda m - i really enjoyed this film, it is definetely in my top 3. Love jones is a rare example of a flawless soundtrack album, and, dare we say, ranks as one of the best r&b albums of the 1990s, period track listing title/composer. Love jones is a funky, moody contemplation of love and sex among hip, upscale african-americans in chicago but it isn't quite as profound as the jazzy soundtrack would have us believe. Academic journal article african american review love jones: a black male feminist critique of chester himes's if he hollers let him go by ikard, david read preview academic journal article african american review love jones: a black male feminist critique of chester himes's if he hollers let him go.
The other thing love jones had was words passionate, thought-provoking, sometimes a little corny (at least, from the perspective of the sexting generation) words. Reviews of this movie by cinema clock users. Love jones the musical, a stage adaptation of the critically acclaimed 1997 love jones film, is coming to chicago's arie crown theater.
Love jones is a shining example of how a love story should be: realistic with real characters in real situations the story chronicles the ups and downs of the relationship between darius lovehall(larenz tate) and nina(nia long. Love jones: the musical has considerable charms from the collection of serious musical talent assembled for this touring show and the strong musical numbers and you can take it home and you can take it home. Read the latest reviews for love jones dance band in philadelphia, pa on weddingwire browse band prices, photos and 57 reviews, with a rating of 50 out of 5. One of my favorite movies of the era, love jones is a look into the black intelligentsia of chicago in the early nineties using the vivid art scene available in chicago as a back drop, the story revolved around the off again, on again romance of nina, and educated photog, and darius, a writer working on his novel.
At best, love jones is a patchwork of gems, false notes, strengths, weaknesses, shallow moments and wonderful insights and a lot of ups and downs it is a romantic comedy, but at same time, it isn’t. Love jones a videotape analysis paper comm 351 professor fink december 3, 1997 ms unknown new line cinema’s romantic comedy love jones by theodore witcher examines the battle of the sexes by asking (1) whether the third time is, indeed, a charm and (2) can your soulmate of the opposite sex be found, and if so, can the faith, and love between you move mountains. Love jones cafe in north baldwin, ny verified diner reviews, deals, pictures and menus at restaurantcom. Love jones was the debut feature for african-american writer and director theodore witcher isaiah washington, bill bellamy, and lisa nicole carson lead the supporting cast ~ mark deming, rovi.