Browsing all articles from March, 2015.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 

* * Everything that worked in 2011’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel—a fully-lived in collection of senior characters going through crisis, reinvention, love and death played by a sterling cast of grand thesps investing a perfect blend of humor and pathos—is missing from its formulaic, by the numbers sequel, which amps up the situational comedy […]

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Building His Career, and Empire: Trai Byers Finds Passion, Path in Acting

Building His Career, and Empire: Trai Byers Finds Passion, Path in Acting 

Trai Byers, the Yale-trained grad currently starring on Fox’s surprise hit Empire, which has dominated ratings for seven straight weeks, is having a moment. With the one-two punch of a featured role in the Oscar-nominated Selma and now a high-profile turn as the CFO and eldest son of Terrence Howard’s hip-hop mogul in the smash […]

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