Selena: Scott Del Amo
type
Movie
Genre
Musical ,
Drama
December 09, 2002 at 05:00 AM EST

We rate J. Lo’s performance in ”Selena”

PREMISE Lopez plays Selena Quintanilla Perez, the Tejano singing star who was murdered on the cusp of achieving crossover fame.

LOVE INTEREST Jon Seda, as bandmate and husband Chris Perez

OVERBEARING FATHER FIGURE Demanding stage dad Edward James Olmos, in full Stand and Deliver mode

HER CHARACTER’S ANCESTRY Mexican

MEMORABLE MOMENT At a Los Angeles boutique, a snooty saleswoman disses Selena, but fans mob her.

WHAT EW SAID ”A nice enough concert film” in which Lopez, in her star-making performance, shows ”verve, heart, and a great deal of grace.”

J. LO’S GRADE A-

THE MOVIE B-

Read the EW review

type
Movie
Genre
Musical,
Drama
mpaa
PG
runtime
127 minutes
director
Gregory Nava
Cast
John Seda,
Edward James Olmos,
Constance Marie,
Jacob Vargas
Studio
Complete Coverage

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