EW Staff
October 01, 1993 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. Ariyan Johnson, Kevin Thigpen (1993, LIVE, R, $92.98) Chantel (Johnson) is 17 and wants to be a doctor, but her life changes when she gets pregnant by Tyrone (Thigpen). This is ”A Film Hollywood Dared Not Do,” according to a note tacked on after the end credits by writer- director Leslie Harris, revealing that a lot of self-importance and not nearly as much talent has gone into this small, not always gripping film. Still, what the movie does capture, in its loose, chilled-out style, is both the vitality and pathos of Brooklyn’s disenfranchised African-Americans. C

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