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Upcoming Movie: Honeydripper

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Honeydripper is a:

look at the origins of rock ‘n’ roll in a small Alabama town in the ’50s, centered around a small juke joint owned by Danny Glover’s piano player Tyrone Purvis. The business has been slow and is in threat of being taken away from Tyrone if he doesn’t pay his back rent, but the club’s salvation comes in the form of Sonny, played by musician Gary Clark Jr., a young out-of-towner who shows up with his electrified guitar promising the wildest Saturday night the town has ever seen. (Source)

It stars many talented Black actors including Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon”, “The Color Purple”) and Charles S. Dutton (“Roc”). 

Here are upcoming screenings:

City Theater Start Date
New York, NY Cinema Village Friday, December 28, 2007
Los Angeles, CA Laemmle’s Royal Theatre Friday, December 28, 2007
Old Pasadena, CA Laemmle’s One Colorado Friday, December 28, 2007
Encino, CA Laemmle’s Town Center 5 Friday, January 4, 2008
Chicago, IL Music Box Theatre Friday, January 18, 2008
Cambridge, MA Kendall Square Cinema Friday, January 18, 2008
Hartford, CT Real Art Ways Friday, January 18, 2008
Dallas, TX Angelika Film Center Friday, February 1, 2008
San Rafael, CA Smith Rafael Film Center Friday, February 1, 2008
Tucson, AZ The Loft Cinema Friday, February 8, 2008
Gainesville, FL Hippodrome State Theatre Friday, February 22, 2008

Take a look at the trailer for the movie. All credit for this trailer goes to the creators of Honeydripper. Check out their YouTube page for the movie:

Here is a review of 4 stars by Kam Williams at News Blaze


Written by Symphony

December 26, 2007 at 10:14 am

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