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The Wood


Overview - A mere three hours before he's scheduled to walk down the aisle, Roland (Taye Diggs--the man who helped Stella reclaim her groove) gets cold feet. Now it's up to his best buddies Slim (Richard T. Jones) and Mike (Omar Epps) to ease his pre-nuptial jitters and get him to the church on time--a task that inspires a trip down memory lane to their coming-of-age days in "The Wood" (Inglewood, California) during the 1980s.  Read more...

 

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Overview

A mere three hours before he's scheduled to walk down the aisle, Roland (Taye Diggs--the man who helped Stella reclaim her groove) gets cold feet. Now it's up to his best buddies Slim (Richard T. Jones) and Mike (Omar Epps) to ease his pre-nuptial jitters and get him to the church on time--a task that inspires a trip down memory lane to their coming-of-age days in "The Wood" (Inglewood, California) during the 1980s.

Cast List

John Carter - Editor, MEN OF HONOR (2000)
Albert Berger - PRODUCER
Taye Diggs - Actor
Trent Cameron - Child Actor
Omar Epps - Actor, HOUSE
Rick Famuyiwa
Roger Fortune - Art Director
Duane Finley - Child Actor
Maxine Shepard
Sanaa Lathan - American actress, ALIEN VS. PREDATOR
Sean Nelson - American Actor, FRESH (1994)
Pilar McCurry - MUSIC\"BLANKMAN"
Darryle Johnson - Costume Designer
Steven Bernstein - Director of Photography, CHRISTMAS IN THE CLOUDS (2005)
David Gale - Producer, VARSITY BLUES (1999)
Malinda Williams - Actress/"Laurel Avenue"
Richard Timothy Jones - Actor/ EVENT HORIZON, THE WOOD
Richard T. Jones - Actor/ EVENT HORIZON, THE WOOD

 
Details
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 883929313075
  • Rating: R (MPAA)

Related Categories:
Movies > Comedies

Related Keywords:
Coming Of Age
Marriage
Weddings
Friendships

 
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Reviews:
"...Feel-good sentiments..." Variety, p.37


"...Both generations of actors excel at catching the affectionate spirit of the piece..." - 08/19/1999 Rolling Stone, p.128


"...Humorous and engaging....Solid performances from Diggs and Epps..." -- Rating:B - 01/21/2000 Entertainment Weekly, p.110


"...A savvy, good-natured comedy....[The] dialogue is easygoing and witty, and the warmhearted comic performances mesh beautifully..." - 06/16/1999 New York Times, p.E22


"...An uncommonly uplifting experience....A moving, memorable film..." - 09/01/1999 Box Office, p.153


"...[The film] unabashedly wears its heart on its tuxedo sleeve and goes beyond the merely macho..." - 07/16/1999 USA Today, p.10E


"...Fresh and funny....THE WOOD is an across-the-board delight featuring a spot-on ensemble casts that treats the most awkward and embarrassing moments in the rites of passage with affectionate hilarity..." - 07/16/1999 Los Angeles Times, p.C14


"...THE WOOD is a sweet lighthearted comedy..." - 07/16/1999 Chicago Sun-Times, p.32

 
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