Tag Archives: Karey Kirkpatrick

‘The Color Purple’ at Players by the Sea

“Like the color purple, where do it come from? Now my eyes are open – look what God has done.” An epic tale of a 40 years in the life of a family in rural Georgia unfolds tomorrow with the opening of The Color Purple at in . Based on the 1982 novel by Alice Walker, the heart of the story centers around 14-year old Celie, who is separated from all that she loves when she is forced by her abusive father to marry a cruel farmer called “Mister” played by Eugene Lindsey. Under the direction of Jereme Raickett, Celie …

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Occasionally poignant ‘Smallfoot’ trips over its story

By Andy Moser Grade: C+ Rated PG for some action, rude humor, and thematic elements. Running Time: 1 hour and 36 minutes Directed by: Karey Kirkpatrick Screenplay by: Karey Kirkpatrick and Clare Sera Starring: Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, Common, LeBron James  The shoe has been placed on the other foot, so to speak. Director Karey Kirkpatrick’s (Over the Hedge) film about a group of curious yetis in search of the legendary “smallfoot” (we know them as human beings) is occasionally quite charming. It’s a slick-looking animated musical adventure, but unfortunately, its kicks are only as big as the title …

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