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Movie Review: 'I Like It Like That'

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I Like It Like That

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Lauren Velez, Jon Seda, Griffin Dunne, Rita Moreno
director:
Darnell Martin
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
61999
genre:
Drama, Comedy, Romance

We gave it a B+

The debut of a real talent. Writer-director Darnell Martin goes back to the Bronx streets where she grew up to tell the story of Lisette (Lauren Velez) and Chino (Jon Seda), a young black and Latino couple with three kids whose lives are overturned when Chino goes to jail and Lisette dares to take a job. Martin’s impressive gifts include a feel for sexiness and a just-do-it-girlfriend practicality in a style all her own. B+

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