Craig Seymour
March 27, 2000 AT 05:00 AM EST

Romeo Must Die

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
120 minutes
performer
Aaliyah, Jet Li, DMX
director
Andrzej Bartkowiak
distributor
Warner Bros.
author
Eric Bernt
genre
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an A-

The ”Romeo Must Die Soundtrack” album includes offerings from Destiny’s Child and Joe, but ”Romeo” star Aaliyah takes the lead with four forward-looking tracks. The ex-R. Kelly protégée teams with producer Timbaland (he worked on Aaliyah’s last album) and Missy Elliott. Timbaland ably sets Aaliyah’s icy coos against B-movie minor chords and Reznor-like synth-bass rumbles, while lyricist Elliott continues creating a hip-hop lexicon of love: ”Are you feelin’ me, yo?” A-

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