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  • Passing Strange - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010

    Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee turns his camera toward the stage for this filmed performance of the acclaimed Broadway musical by singer/songwriter Stew and his creative partner Heidi Rodewald. Developed at the Sundance Theater Lab, the story follows a young black man from Los Angeles as he attempts to make sense of the conflicted cultural signals constantly bombarding him from all sides. Raised in a religious household somewhere south of Interstate 10, the frustrated adolescent feels suffocated by his mother's fixation on family ties, her unwavering devotion to the church, and her unapologetically bourgeois aspirations in life. He longs to experience something "real" in life, ultimately making the decision to follow in the footsteps of James Baldwin and Josephine Baker by traveling to Europe and exploring the world. From outrageous Amsterdam to ultra-militant Berlin, the impressionable wanderer experiences misadventures with sex, drugs, politics, and art as his eyes are opened ever wider to the world around him. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide
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    QuickFix: 'Passing Strange' on DVD

    Type: Post | Date: Saturday, Jan 2, 2010

    Does the acclaimed filmmaker do the right thing by the acclaimed musical?
  • Onceuponatimehattrickepisodemadhatterlsabc_home_top_story

    ABC's Wonderland-set 'Once Upon a Time' spinoff moving forward

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

    Pilot set to begin production on April 7
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    Interview: Director Matthew Vaughn on making 'X-Men First Class' feel fresh

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

    Plus read how he'd like to start the sequel if given a chance