Hollywood Monday

1/23/23 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Sparkle

With a plot inspired by the history of the Supremes, Sparkle is a period film set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Continue reading

12/26/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Be A Clown From The Pirate- Gene Kelly and The Nicholas Brothers

In The Pirate (1948) both Gene Kelly and Judy Garland fought to get The Nicholas Brothers (Fayard Nicholas and Harold Nicholas) included in the movie. They succeeded, but the Be a Clown sequence was cut by exhibitors in Memphis and other U.S. cities in the South because it included The Nicholas… Continue reading

12/12/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY HOLIDAY ISSUE: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a 1989 family comedy film, the third installment in National Lampoon magazine’s Vacation film series.Christmas Vacation was written by John Hughes, who based it on Christmas 59, his short story published in National Lampoon. The film stars Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo and Randy Quaid. Continue reading

12/5/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Christ Child: A Nativity Story

This new depiction of the Nativity story recounts in beautiful detail the sacred events found in the Bible about Jesus’s birth over 2,000 years ago. Journey with Joseph and Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Continue reading

11/21/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Old Settler (2001)  Phylicia Rashad, Bumper Robinson & Debbie Allen

The Old Settler is an adaptation of John Henry Redwood‘s play starring Phylicia Rashad, Bumper Robinson and Debbie Allen, who also directed the production. Set in Harlem in the 1940s, about two sisters whose lives are altered when a young Southern man takes temporary lodging in their apartment. Continue reading

10/24/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Scary Movie 4 – Full Movie

Scary Movie 4 is a American Horror parody film.This is the fourth installment in the Scary Movie Film Series, as well as the first film in the franchise to be released under The Weinstein Company banner since the purchase of Dimension Films from Disney. It was directed by David Zucker, written by… Continue reading

10/17/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- HALLOWEEN EDITION:  Woman No Cry! (Dance Scene) And Maximillian’s Death Scene- Vampire In Brooklyn (1995)

Maximillian (Eddie Murphy) is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a woman who had a vampire father, and he searches for… Continue reading

9/12/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: CGI Animated Short Film: “Gladius” by ESMA | CGMeetup

CGI 3D Animated Short Film: Gladius Animated Short Film by Margaux Latapie, Grégory Diaz, Florian Cazes, Marie-Charlotte Deshayes-Ducos, Clément Petellaz, Baptiste Ouvrard, Jimmy Natchoo, Guillaume Mellet at ESMA. Featured on CGMeetup Gallery. Continue reading

6/6/22 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- PRIDE: Paris is Burning

Paris Is Burning is a 1990 American documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, it chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African-American, Latino, gay, and transgender communities involved in it. The film is considered to be an invaluable documentary of the end… Continue reading

4/18/22 (Repost) O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Shakespeare’s King Lear. James Earl Jones, NYC Shakespeare Festival, 1974

Reposted by popular demand O&A NYC Magazine present an extraordinary live performance of William Shakespeare’s King Lear with the one and only James Earl Jones in the title role. Filmed in 1974 before a live audience in Central Park for the New York Shakespeare Festival the production featured  Jones, Paul Sorvino and… Continue reading

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