Jumping the Broom: Review
Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine star as feuding future in-laws from the opposite side of the tracks in director Salim Akil's comedy.
The battle lines are drawn far too quickly in the uptown-meets-downtown comedy Jumping the Broom. The film imagines that two African-American families meet for the first time at a wedding on Martha’s Vineyard where the contrast in class divisions is all the more acute. But the two matriarchs are at each other’s throats on first sight so any subtlety or nuances fly right out those French doors.
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