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Jumping the Broom Reviews

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June 22, 2013
Pleasant and cheerful, and that sort of thing should be encouraged sometimes.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 11, 2013
Like a Tyler Perry movie with polish
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 8, 2012
Hits the intended mix of smiles, tears, and family-affirming warmth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2011
Class differences and family resentments add to the hubbub surrounding an African-American wedding on Martha's Vineyard in this perceptive, faith-based romantic comedy.
August 7, 2011
...a perfectly watchable romantic comedy that benefits from the efforts of its eclectic cast and from the appreciatively (and increasingly) trashy turns in the narrative.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 15, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 3, 2011
You might get swept away by 'Jumping the Broom.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 15, 2011
It's fun to watch this thoroughly professional cast put through some predictable paces ...
Full Review | Original Score: 85/100
May 14, 2011
Part drama,part comedy but everything blends together rather than clashes.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 13, 2011
... an intelligent script ... and fine acting ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 13, 2011
There's a reason this formula has endured so long: When you plug the right variables into it, it still can make for an enjoyable, if predictable, story. This film proves it.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 13, 2011
It's laugh out loud funny from start to finish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 13, 2011
The cast completely sells this movie and the script gives them some fun moments to work with, even with its imperfections.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 9, 2011
The African-American answer to 'Meet the Parents!'
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 9, 2011
This film makes you want to summer in the Vineyard and visit Oak Bluffs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 8, 2011
Jumping the Broom is an in-law comedy with soul.
May 7, 2011
Jumping the Broom is no Soul Food, but as a worthy seriocomedy about African-American family dynamics, it's nourishing enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 6, 2011
It shouldn't seem as novel as it does.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 6, 2011
Even minor characters get their due in well-written, nonhysterical scenes that, even if they don't render you helpless with laughter, elicit more than occasional chuckles.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
May 6, 2011
"Jumping the Broom" combines tried-and-true oil-water class tensions with the challenges of modern romance and family, then adds some African-American flavors.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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