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Black Coffee

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Middling romcom tackles ambition and romance, heavy themes.

Movie PG 2014 81 minutes
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BLACK COFFEE offers some good ideas to think about but doesn't have a particularly compelling execution. It examines ideas about ambition in the African-American community and the importance of finding a good soul mate and a partner who respects you, but overall, it's a middling film that doesn't make a big statement about either. There are some nice performances, but the heavy focus on adult themes, the innuendo, and the discussions of cheating and relationships are too grown-up for kids and not likely to be of interest to teens.

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