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Romeo and Juliet

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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:
Franco Brusati, Maestro D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli
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-