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 ... See full summary »
Harper's autobiographical novel is almost out, his girlfriend Robin desires commitment, and he's best man at the wedding of Lance, a pro athlete. He goes to New York early (Robin will come ... See full summary »
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Jada Pinkett Smith,
An observable, fast-talking party man Darnell Wright, gets his punishment when one of his conquests takes it personally and comes back for revenge in this 'Fatal Attraction'-esque comic ... See full summary »
On the wedding day of a writer's friend, things aren't looking good when the groom goes missing before the ceremony. During his and his other male friend's effort to retrieve him, that writer named Mike can't help but tell the story of his youth with his friends. Ever since he met them on his first day at a new school, they shared the common experiences of growing up and life's discoveries. Written by
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In a recent visit to USC, his alma mater, Rick Famuyiwa revealed that Paramount executives wanted the character of Mike to pinch Alicia's buttocks in the end scene for added laughs. Needless to say, Famuyiwa balked at this and never shot this. The opening Steadicam shot took almost an entire day to shoot. See more »
At Tanya's apartment, Roland throws his tie at Slim when he attacks him. In the following shot, he is seen wearing it. See more »
Man, why do you always do that? If you want the last piece, why did you ask me if I want the last piece?
I didn't ask you. But the reason I asked Mike is the same reason you asked Lisa to marry you- it sounds nice, man.
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A Refreshing Look At How Black Movies Should Be Made
The Wood is an excellent example of how black movies should be. I think The Wood is a refreshing taste to all the depressing so called "black" movies. It does not end with the main character(s) dying or in jail. Instead three young, talented black actors:(Epps, Diggs, Jones) paint a funny, but realistic picture of what its like for kids growing up and all of their experiences. Yes, the movie casting is all black, but this movie should not have an asterisk next to it because of its casting. (Anyone who thinks otherwise should consider other "great" movies in which no minorities are included.) Overall, The Wood is a good movie with a story line that can be related to people of many different backgrounds and not just blacks. That is why, in my opinion, I think The Wood is a great movie. Congratulations to Omar Epps, Taye Diggs, and Richard T. Jones on making Hollywood see that young black actors can carry a movie in convincing fashion from beginning to end.
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