March 2002
Week of Mar 8th thru Mar 15th

FILM

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All About the Benjamins
For those not in the know, “Benjamins” refer to $100 bills engraved with a portrait of Benjamin Franklin, and everyone is chasing the Benjamins in this latest pairing of Ice Cube and Mike Epps.

Reviewed by Clem Turner

Queen of the Damned
With “Romeo Must Die” a success, her singing voice in “Anastasia”, and her future appearances in Matrix 2 & 3, Aaliyah’s film career was definitely on the rise.

Reviewed by Wilson Morales

John Q
After receiving great acclaim for his work in “Training Day”, followed by an Oscar nomination for that role, one would think that everything Denzel does now is golden. Sadly, that is not the case.

Reviewed by Wilson Morales

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DVD

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Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040
It’s “Charlie’s Angels” – with a sci-fi twist! What if there were four “Angels” instead of three – give ‘em sketchy back stories, complex motivations, and a dash of cyberpunk.

Reviewed by Daos Boonma

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SOUNDTRACKS

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Training Day
America, Bush, Oprah, Clinton, Bin Laden, Springer, Judge Mathis, Jordan, Gates, Greenspan, and Eminen - what else does America have to endure?

Reviewed by Lee "Kansas" Moore

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INDIE

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Looking for a mate in your 30’s ain’t no joke. - In fact in 30 Years to Life, it’s almost scary!
Turning 30 must be reeeee-ally traumatic. For the six friends in “30 Years to Life” there are few meaningful relationships, almost no career comforts, tons of commitment phobias, and very strange dates with more than their share of toes.

Reviewed by Kellye Whitney

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CABLE

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Ruby's Buckets of Blood
In “Ruby’s Bucket of Blood,” Angela Bassett gives a strong performance as Ruby Delacroix, a woman longing for happiness that brings devastating results.

Reviewed by Wilson Morales

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One Shots

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The Score
“The Score” is a film where the acting is solid and the story is simple, with a twist...

Reviewed by Wilson Morales

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VIDEO VAULT

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Sparkle : Giving You Something You Can Feel
For three sisters in 1958, this journey would lead to more than they ever imagined. Released in 1976, “Sparkle” is regarded by many as a modern black classic. It stars Irene Cara as the shy Sparkle, youngest of the talented Williams sisters, Lonette Mckee as Sister, the sassy oldest, and Dwan Smith as Delores, the headstrong middle child.

Reviewed by Nasser Metcalfe

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