1970s roller-skate jams fuel this coming-of-age comedy, as X and his friends, who rule their local rink, are shocked when their home base goes out of business. Heading over to the ... See full summary »
Cool is a struggling actor fed up with stereotypical African-American roles. While pumping gas to make ends meet, he collides with his ex-fiance after 3 years of silence. She is getting ... See full summary »
Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interacial ... See full summary »
Billy Dee Williams,
Suave Harvard Medical School grad Ray Howard seems destined to specialize in womanizing. That is, until he heads to Florida to intern under the tutelage of chief resident Dr. Sidney Zachary... See full summary »
A Catholic priest (Padre Geronimo) goes to a small town to solve some strange things that are happening in that town, things that come from the unknown, and gets involved in a romantic relationship with a young woman of the village.
A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more than talent to reach the top. Written by
Sujit R. Varma
Leonard Roberts, who plays Sean, was actually very sick when the last scenes of the "BET southern classic" were filmed, which is why he is so sweaty and looks slightly weak at the end of the film. See more »
When A&T is playing "Can You Feel It", the band members form the numerals for the year "1970" when in fact the song was released in 1980 by The Jacksons on their "Triumph" recording. See more »
I can't really read music.
Oh, that's all right, son. Some people can't read the sign that says "toilet". Doesn't mean they don't know how to use it.
See more »
During the beginning of the ending credits, there are performances from Atlanta A&T as well as Morris Brown College that weren't shown in the original movie. See more »
I Want a Girl Like You
Written by Dallas Austin, Jason Phillips, Joe Thomas, Jolyon Skinner, Lawrence Smith,
John Fletcher and Jalil Hutchins
Performed by Joe featuring Jadakiss
Produced by Dallas Austin
(Contains portions of the composition "I'm a Ho")
Joe appears courtesy of Jive Records
Jadakiss appears courtesy of Ruff Ryders/Interscope Records See more »
For those who have ever marched snare, the talent on display in this movie is truly amazing. Aficianados can appreciate the tight flams, rolls, high sticking...but beware, the constant tug of war between "the line" versus "showboating" is nothing' but Hollywood drama because every experienced snare drummer knows nothing is sweeter than when ten snares sound like one because it only takes one weak link to muddy the sound.
Did I pay attention to the rest of this movie? Well, no. So I can't honestly comment about anything else other than the drum line. But then again isn't this what the movie is about because that's what I'm all about!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?