Articles tagged james earl jones

22 Apr 2009 // 1:50 AM


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 // 8:58 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 // 8:30 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 // 6:24 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 // 10:55 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 // 12:00 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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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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