actor: Gregory Hines

Its Black Entertainment

July 17, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

(12+) A fascinating, well-produced look at some of the great Black artists who paved the way for today’s newcomers. My only objection is the exclusion of Ethel Waters and Harry Bellefonte, who each contributed immensely to movie music. (Someday, check out Ethel Waters singing “Happiness is a [...]

Bojangles

We seldom see Gregory Hines in movies. That’s a loss to us all, as he is gifted both as a tap dancer and a spirited actor. Here he gives a forthright examination of a generous, talented, courageous and complex performer. While the made-for-TV film shows Bojangles overcoming bigotry, and doing [...]

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