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Set It Off

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Set It Off

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
123 minutes
performer:
Vivica A. Fox, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Blair Underwood
director:
F. Gary Gray
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an A-

Set It Off is a slammin’ soundtrack for a flick that crosses Waiting to Exhale with Dead Presidents appropriately veers from En Vogue’s saucy anthems to Busta Rhymes’ ominous hip-hop; and old-school divas Chaka Khan and Gladys Knight are represented alongside new jills Brandy and Set star Queen Latifah. Unexpected highlights include a Simply Red track produced by the Fugees and Seal’s incandescent take on ”Hey Joe.”