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35 and Ticking

also known as “35 & Ticking”
MPA Rating: R-Rating (MPA) for some crude sexual content.
not reviewed
Moviemaking Quality:

Primary Audience:
Romance Comedy
Year of Release:
USA Release:
May 20, 2011
DVD: September 13, 2011
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approaching the age of 35

woman looking for a man

marriage to a husband or wife who doesn’t want children

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Featuring Meagan GoodFalinda
Kevin HartCleavon
Tamala Jones … Victoria
Nicole Ari Parker … Zenobia
Darius McCrary … Nick West
Clifton Powell … Zane
Wendy Raquel Robinson … Calise
Kym Whitley … Shavelle
Dondre Whitfield … Austin
Keith Robinson … Phil
Luenell … Dondra
Nicolette Nightingale … Hot Girl
Ramsey Moore … Man 1
Aaron D. Spears … Officer Jones
David Hill … Mike the Bartender
Angelique Bates … Gangsta Girl
Samantha Schacher … Counter Girl
Skoti Collins … Bade
Carlene Moore … Waitress
Westley Nguyen … Restaurant Patron
Mechelle Epps … LaLa
Jonathan Doh … Club Patron
Brett Weinstock … Waiter
Reign A’Rei Edwards … Young Zenobia
Ethan McDowell … Fan 1
Collin St. Dic … Bartender
Natasha Cayman … Clubber
Amber Barbell … School Kid
Wendell James … Man 2
Samantha Cha … Gangsta Girl #2
Brandon Luck … Web Cowboy
Carnetta Jones … Dr. Hancock
Azael Cavazos … Bartender
Jason Johnson … Sailor
Destini Edwards … Young Victoria
Malcolm Ridley … Young Phil
Director Russ Parr
Producer Swirl Films
UpToParr Productions LLC
David Eubanks … producer
Russ Parr … executive producer
Eric Tomosunas … producer
Kym Whitley … executive producer
Distributor Image Entertainment

“When it comes to love, it’s all about the timing”

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Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “‘35 & Ticking’ centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia , Clevon, and Phil—all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they’ve always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker, ‘Soul Food,’ ‘Brown Sugar’) is still looking for a man, Victoria (Tamala Jones, ‘Castle,’ ‘One on One’) is married to a man who doesn’t want children. Clevon (Kevin Hart, ‘Not Easily Broken,’ ‘40 Year-Old Virgin’), meanwhile, is too geeky to get a woman, and Phil (Keith Robinson, ‘Dreamgirls’) is already married with children, but his wife is not very interested in being a mother. All four of them try to rectify their romantic lives and futures while their biological clocks tick away.”

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Movie Critics
“…Although it often plays like a mash-up of excerpts from a long-running TV sitcom, ‘35 and Ticking’ is a lightly amusing indie with appreciably more laughs than many more star-studded and heavily hyped comedies of its kind. … deserves some credit for not neatly wrapping up things in completely predictable fashion.”
Joe Leydon, Variety
“…A capable cast and a good script makes going through a pre-midlife crisis enjoyable. …”
Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
“…a watchable though sitcom-ish romantic comedy… performances are mostly good…”
John Hazelton, Screen Daily
“…If only the movie had a heart. …the biggest problem with the movie… is the dialogue. It sounds stilted and, well, scripted, to the point that it’s nearly impossible to escape into the film. … [2/4]”
Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post

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