Joyful Noise

“Joyful Noise” is a full length film version of an episode of “American Idol”, except with gospel choral groups as opposed to individual acts.

Starring Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah, Keke Palmer and Jeremy Jordan, the movie revolves around a competitive church choir that needs to spice up their act in order to get over the top in their annual competition. In truth its an excuse to string together full length music videos, as the surrounding film is wholesome and sanitized to the point of almost being unwatchable.

It’s almost as if they expect that the audience will think something is great just because they include a lot of music.

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Now Showing on Cable: “The Dilemma”

Premiering this weekend on HBO was “The Dilemma,” a comedy released in January of this year starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly and Winona Ryder.

“The Dilemma” is the story of two best friends and co-workers. When one of them (Vaughn) catches the others wife (Ryder) having an affair, he has a “dilemma”. Does he tell his friend (James) or not?

Comedy ensues.

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