Jumping the broom soundtrack released film music reporter. This intrigued me so i had to judge the film for myself. May 06, 2011 the film that jumping the broom most reminds me of is, oddly, much ado about nothing 1993. Jumping the broom is a 2011 american romantic comedydrama film directed by salim akil and produced by tracey e. The bride and groom are in love, but their families are not. The brides family lives in a seaside compound on marthas vineyard so spacious, no neighbors are visible.
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Jason comes from bluecollar brooklyn, but has made it big on wall street and is a perfect catch as far as sabrina is concerned. Jumping the broom cast and crew cast photos and info fandango. Directed by steve pink hot tub time machine, the film also stars paula patton jumping the broom, christopher mcdonald happy gilmore and adam rodriguez. Perrys films are the kind of popular, profitable, known quantity that marketers love, while the actuality of jumping the broom is a much harder sell. This competition is open to uk residents only a rafflecopter giveaway the small print open to uk residents only the competition will close 7th august at 23.
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Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. A film like jumping the broom works if you like its characters and everyone seems to be having a good time. It was a pleasure to watch a movie that was not sexually explicit and profane in content. Sabrina watson paula patton is a successful corporate lawyer who comes from an oldmoney family. Thats not to suggest that script writers elizabeth hunter and arlene gibbs can rival shakespeare, only. Thats not to suggest that script writers elizabeth. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing jumping the broom near you. Jason laz aronso tries to get a little passion in with sabrina paula patton before the wedding. Jumping the broom is not a tyler perry movie, but it couldve fooled me. The film that jumping the broom most reminds me of is, oddly, much ado about nothing 1993. Everything you need to know about jumping the broom. Its no surprise that salim akils featurefilm debut, jumping the broom, is being marketed as if it were a broad, loud tyler perry comedy, for two reasons.
The film imagines that two africanamerican families meet for the first time at a wedding on. Two very different families converge on marthas vineyard one weekend for a wedding. The movie contained helpful lessons and wise messages with a balanced mix of humor. Find all 34 songs in jumping the broom soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Watch jumping the broom online stream full movie directv. When we first see sabrina, shes getting dressed after a onenight stand. Wedding titles wedding movies gorgeous movie beautiful bride jumping the broom movie movie photo picture photo martin and gina laz alonso from martin and gina to darius and nina, here are some of the best couples in tv and film history. With paula patton, laz alonso, angela bassett, loretta devine. A classconscious wedding comedy that turns on pride and prejudice among two africanamerican clans, salim akils film suffers from a subplot. Jumping the broom was directed by salim akil, making his bigscreen debut after establishing himself in episodic television, while elizabeth hunter, who penned the original story and cowrote the. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. Paula patton plays sabrina in the movie jumping the broom, a bridetobe whos getting married at her parents waterfront mansion on marthas vineyard and what a mansion it is. Right and eagerly accepts the wall street workers marriage proposal after a whirlwind courtship.
Jumping the broom is directed by salim akil and stars angela bassett, paula patton, laz alonso, loretta devine, mike epps and julie bowen. The title of the film is derived from the black american tradition of bride and groom jumping over a ceremonial broom after being married. The pic is set up at paramount players, with jumping the broom and the fighting temptations scribe elizabeth hunter. This is an african american phrase and custom for marriage. During the transatlantic slave trade, most of ghana in the 18th century was ruled by the asante of ashanti confederacy. I heartily recommend jumping the broom by missioneagles jumping the broom was a refreshment to view. Jumping the broom soundtrack music complete song list. Jumping the broom manages a more polished and broadly entertaining view as it follows the princessandcommoner wedding weekend of jason and sabrina on her wealthy familys fantastical marthas vineyard estate. A description of tropes appearing in jumping the broom. View jumping the broom 2011 photos, movie images, film stills and cast and crew photos on fandango. Producer jakes, founding pastor of the potters house, tries to get this message across to moviegoers in his upcoming comedy film, jumping the broom.
As an africanamerican julia thought the movie to be a little predictable and cliched. Jumping the broom 2011 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. The significance of the broom to african american heritage and history originates in the west african country of ghana. A dear coworker of mine, julia, went to see jumping the broom in the movies. May 06, 2011 find all 34 songs in jumping the broom soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Jumping the broom, a short history african american registry. The tradition of jumping the broom is also a centuriesold tradition in europe and many variations exist among the celtic, welsh, druid and romani peoples. Jumping the broom is a tradition that some african american couples choose to incorporate into their wedding.
As usual, this film was shot in hd video high definition widescreen and bluray with dolby digital audio. How the power of sisterhood and taking risks can jumpstart your joy by sheri hunter. Jumping the broom star paula patton says she chooses to remain hopeful that the films success will grow over the coming weekend, giving extra incentive to. While it is often attributed to african slaves in the u. The plot is about two africanamerican families who live on opposite sides of the social circle and. Jumping the broom handily clears that admittedly not particularly high bar. That was good enough for romeo and juliet, and it still sorta works with jumping the broom. Devon franklin, the producer behind the faithbased drama breakthrough, has signed on to produce daring to live, a film adaptation based on the forthcoming novel daring to live. Jumping the broom cast and crew cast photos and info. His resume includes stints at a mortuary and later at an. May 01, 2011 akil, 46, who makes his featurefilm directing debut with jumping the broom, took an unlikely path into television and movies. The jumping the broom house on marthas vineyard hooked. With darryl stephens, rodney chester, gary leroi gray, christian vincent. As noah and wade prepare to marry in marthas vineyard, the personal problems of their friends and the unexpected arrival of rapper baby gat threatens to permanently end their relationship.
The battle lines are drawn far too quickly in the uptownmeetsdowntown comedy jumping the broom. Without commercial breaks, the full movie jumping the broom has a duration of 112 minutes. However, when sabrinas aristocratic parents angela bassett, brian stokes mitchell meet jasons postalworker mother loretta. When she meets jason taylor laz alonso, she thinks shes found mr. But a christian ethos undergirds it, and many of the people we meet are buoyed and motivated by faith. The film is opening in theaters this friday, may 6. The plot has been done many times before and bored the crap out of me, nothing in the movie was surprising or fun, it was. Jakes, glendon palmer, and curtis wallace the title of the film is derived from the black american tradition of bride and groom jumping over a ceremonial broom after being married the film was shot in blue rocks, nova scotia, standing in for. Salim akil talks about his romantic comedy jumping the broom.533 1251 1424 796 56 183 394 1083 877 1401 1135 629 1213 740 1185 965 1154 1358 293 915 333 555 450 1371 1057 165 1411 636