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24 FramesStephanie Allain takes over for Rebecca Yeldham as new director of the Los Angeles Film Festival....
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe director of “Hustle & Flow,” Craig Brewer, has done his “rap movie,” (“Hustle & Flow”), his blues movie (“Black Snake Moan”) and, he figures, thanks to an adorable line-dancing scene in his remake of...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando Sentinel“I don’t think this is a really a dance movie,” Julianne Hough, 23, says of the new “Footloose” that she stars in, opening next Friday. “I see it as a drama with dance in it. It’s more about the message, the moral...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelYou can’t take a seat in a movie theater this fall without getting a load of that tall, gangly, drawling Georgian Ray McKinnon. He was the school teacher who lets the young hero get extra credit for taking care of an injured dolphin in “...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelToes are tapping, feet are shuffling and boots are bouncing in the opening to the new “Footloose.” Kids are dancing and frolicking, having a few beers to the title song of a 1984 movie, a tune by Kenny Loggins. Then tragedy strikes. And...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelIt's a remake, as I said in my story on it, of a “beloved” but “bad” movie. Maybe that's why reviews have turned surprisingly positive for this picture, subbing the South for the Midwest, Dennis Quaid for John Lithgow and Kenny...
Company TownNearly three decades after the original “Footloose” became a cultural phenomenon, a remake of the ’80s dance flick may shimmy its way back to the top of the box office this weekend. The film is expected to open with close......
Company Town"Footloose" took the No. 2 spot at the box office this weekend with $16.1 million worth of ticket sales, just barely less than the $16.3 million "Real Steel" grossed. The horror flick "The Thing" and "The Big Year" both flopped at the box office....
Culture MonsterBy one measure, director Craig Brewer’s 2011 restraint and careful focus in the retelling of “Footloose” appear a success for Paramount, and a boon for the propulsion of American dance. With heralded performances by its young leads and...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelKenny Ortega gave up on “Footloose,” so Craig Brewer ended up remaking it, Southernizing it and doing a decent job with it. Now the director of “High School Musical” is going after another beloved-but-bad '80s dance picture. ...
Lehigh Valley MusicWhen country music duo Big & Rich ended a three-year hiatus from performing together this spring, fans might have thought they’d do it with a new album. Big Kenny, left, and John Rich But as the duo motors on with......
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe original “Footloose” had its moments, and had its music. The quintessential '80s movie, it had Kevin Bacon, “Let's Hear It for the Boy” and enough resonance in the culture that it came back to life as a stage musical. And now...
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