Get A Little Closer: Romantic Movies To See With Your Summer Boo
Love Jones (1997)
Many people seem to love “Love Jones”. Why? Because most would agree that unlike most romantic films, its one of those movies that just keeps it real about the struggle in searching for love. It’s a black urban romantic comedy set in Chicago, involving a a male poet, played by Larenz Tate, who persistently pursues a female photographer, played by the lovely Nia Long. But feelings are soon to be assessed by her and a series of romantic obstacles are set in motion, in order to find out if her beau is the real deal or just wants to “kick it”. The movie includes a great soundtrack and several scenes intertwined with soulful jazz music and spoken word.
(Starring: Larenz Tate, Nia Long and Isaiah Washington)