Articles tagged james earl jones

22 Apr 2009 // 2:50 AM

Earth

Earth caters to a younger audience, keeping its biological and environmental lessons at a basic level of understanding.

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6 Apr 2009 // 9:58 PM

Coming to America

From big hair to shoulder pads, power suits to Jeri-Curl, and an omnipresent and delightfully horrific synthed-out soundtrack, this flick has a hungover Sunday on the couch written all over it.

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15 Jun 2008 // 9:30 AM

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

There is a fine line between realism and the ridiculous. Put another way, when dealing with ethnic archetypes, it is easy to confuse truth with

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26 Mar 2008 // 7:24 AM

James Earl Jones: from Darth Vader to ‘Big Daddy’

When James Earl Jones takes the stage as Big Daddy in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” the Broadhurst Theatre fairly trembles. For all the

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James Earl Jones is reason enough to see all-black ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

Theatergoers can - and surely will - argue about the historical logic of the all-black “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” that opened Thursday night

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7 Feb 2008 // 11:55 PM

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

There's a not bad movie inside of Welcome Home, briefly visible in the quiet center provided by Margaret Avery, especially.

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Paul Robeson - James Earl Jones One Man Show

We learn that racial discrimination drove Robeson into his performance career, which he thought of as a form of resistance.

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Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

The first black Heavyweight Champion of the World, 1908 to 1915, Jack Johnson was rowdy, smart, rebellious, and proud.

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8 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Best of the Best (1989)

Dude, it's Eric Roberts. And he's the better of the two actors. It ain't happening.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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