A week ago Tuesday, the second season of Fox’s “American Idol” kicked off two weeks of auditions held in Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Nashville, Tenn. and Detroit. Millions of hopefuls traveled hours from home and camped out for days in freezing temperatures just for a chance to audition for Randy, Paula, and of course, the infamous Simon Cowell.
Common packs his new album, “Electric Circus,” with new and fresh ideas.
While this isn’t a crucial part of the movie, it’s the way the creators of “Darkness Falls” should have gone with their Tooth-Fairy-gone-evil tale. They could have easily given into the idea that their film was a “B” movie. Heck, they should have embraced it.
The premise was simple, a hypothetical meeting of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, but the layers of conflicting views and innuendos were quite meaningful. Having the stage only include a few plain pieces of furniture and a speaking platform kept the audience’s attention on the actors and their interaction that the play centered on.
Despite the catchy lyrics and powerful chord pounding that came from the opening bands at the Canal Club show this past weekend, Authority Zero took the show to the max with its fast grind accented by Jason DeVore’s speedy singing.