Ryan Toby “Oh Happy Day” in Sister Act 2 opposite Whoopi Goldberg and Lauren Hill. Good times and good memories. Continue reading
The Birdcage is a remake of the classic French farce La Cage aux Folles, which became a Tony Award winning Musical. Continue reading
Tom and Jerry is a comedy and drama that tackles on the issue of immediate families. The two rash brothers where detested due to their dire nurture. The troupe for this movie: Osita Iheme (Tom),Chinedu Ikedieze (Jerry), Ada Ameh. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has just dropped the newest trailer for its upcoming blockbuster Spider-Man: Homecoming. The first teaser was revealed back in December, and recently, new posters for the mega feature were also unleashed. This newest trailer was actually teased yesterday on Twitter with a very short 20-second clip featuring our hero and his flying tracer but now get the full monty. Continue reading
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
Bruce Willis returns to the big screen in Marauders an action crime-thriller film directed by Steven C. Miller and written by Michael Cody and Chris Sivertson. In addition to Willis the film stars Christopher Meloni, Dave Bautista, and Adrian Grenier.
West Side Story is a 1961 romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. It stars Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, and George Chakiris. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won 10, including Best Picture (as well as a special award for Robbins), becoming the record holder for the most wins for a movie musical. Continue reading
Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous presence of the growing Nazi Party. Cabaret holds the record for most Academy Award wins in a single year without winning the highest honor, Best Picture, with eight awards. The film won the Academy Award for Best Director for Bob Fosse, Best Actress for Liza Minnelli, Best Supporting Actor for Joel Grey, and five more technical awards. It lost the Best Picture award to The Godfather, which won three awards.
Trina Parks was born on December 26, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York. Her father Charles Frazier, was a renowned tenor saxophonist with Cab Calloway’s orchestra. Parks majored in modern dance at the New York High School of Performing Arts. She also studied with Katherine Dunham and subsequently joined Dunham’s professional dance company in 1964. Additional concert dance credits include Donald McKayle, Anna Sokolow, Talley Beatty, Geoffrey Holder, Eleo Pomare and Rod Rodgers. Parks performed in numerous Broadway productions as a vocalist and dancer, including a lead role in the 10th anniversary touring production of Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies. She was the first African- American Bond girl Thumper in the 1971 James Bond classic Diamonds are Forever. Continue reading