Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content
Oscars 2017
The Latest News and Insider UpdatesDon't Miss

Article

Romeo and Juliet

Posted on

Romeo and Juliet

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
138 minutes
performer:
Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, Milo O'Shea, Bruce Robinson, Michael York
director:
Franco Zeffirelli
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
64378, 71562, 64381
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it an A-

Shakespeare may roll over in his grave over such lines as ”It’s like Romeo and Juliet/Hot sex on a platter just to get you wet,” but that doesn’t take away from this single’s steady, seductive thump. Over a sinuous bass line that proves the rhythm method does work, this West Coast female rapper proves to be a lover with a slow hand. Her loping rhymes caress Romeo and Juliet into the best hip-hop seduction jam since LL Cool J’s ”I Need Love.” A-

Comments