“With Love and Basketball, first-time filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood set out to make the Black When Harry Met Sally. Though she maybe doesn’t try to replicate the firecracker dialogue of legendary writer Nora Ephron, Prince-Bythewood writes, in Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy McCall (Omar Epps), people who have genuinely known each other forever, and asks if knowing a person too well can keep you from falling in love.” – Jack Draper, Boston Hassle

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