Damon Wayans

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Harlem Aria Hits Sour Note

Apparent Soloist knockoff actually from 1999, where it should stay

(Newser) - Harlem Aria hit the festival circuit in 1999, and contemporary critics are baffled by the timing of the release of the uneven story of a developmentally disabled young black man with a heart and voice of gold:
  • The performances and William Jennings' direction are "no more than adequate,"
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Dance Flick Busts Some Funny Moves

But don't expect haute couture

(Newser) - The Wayans brothers' latest laffer parodies dance movies and musicals, with a bit of Twilight for good measure. If you’re not seeking high culture, Dance Flick is a barrel of laughs:
  • Stephen Holden of the New York Times calls it an “explosively funny spoof.” Though it “
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Damon Wayans Launching Comedy Website

Star hopes to use WayOutTV.com to 'nurture' new comics

(Newser) - Actor/comedian Damon Wayans is launching a new comedy video website, WayOutTV.com, which will feature videos from amateur comedians “overseen” by Wayans, the Los Angeles Times reports. The "My Wife and Kids" star is hoping to turn the site into an informal production studio to guide young talent... More »

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