Jazz in the Diamond District Reviews

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Kam Williams
NewsBlaze
May 1, 2009
Fame meets Flashdance in the Chocolate City!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
May 1, 2009
There's no denying the film is unpolished, but it has an earthy soul.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
May 1, 2009
Forget West 47th Street -- and the only Jazz in Lindsey Christian's dull indie soap opera is an aspiring funk singer by that name who lives in a diamond-shaped part of the District of Columbia.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
May 1, 2009
Some dreams will be realized, some dashed, but audiences, having been dragged through this story too many times, wonâ(TM)t care which.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Anna King
Time Out
May 1, 2009
Jazz is just another reefer-ridden, albeit earnest, tale of love, loss and evil New Yorkers taking advantage.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/6
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
April 29, 2009
The music, with its infectious energy, together with Ms. Cameron's onstage charisma makes Jazz in the Diamond District well worth seeing.
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
April 28, 2009
Talk about false advertising: There is no bebop or a single blue note in first-time director Lindsey Christian's crushingly slipshod D.C. drama.
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April 28, 2009
This cliche-ridden story of two sisters with artistic ambitions rarely rises above school-talent-show skill level and production values.
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine
April 27, 2009
Reminds us not of the worst of Spike Lee, but the best of Maury Povich.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Variety
February 23, 2012
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