“The Wedding Singer” has to be Adam Sandler’s best comedy because it has his specific brand of humor with more great songs, unforgettable fashions and ’80’s references than any other movie. Sandler stars as sweet Robbie Hart, who has recently been jilted at the alter and has a hard time going back to singing at weddings.
The White Stripes could have easily released a disc of uninspired, radio-friendly tracks following the critically acclaimed “White Blood Cells” to cash in on their recent rise to fame. Instead, they continue to challenge themselves as musicians, and the result is “Elephant”: a 14-track musical revolution that, for a band that has been embraced by MTV and alternative rock stations across the country, is surprisingly noncommercial.
‘Punk’d’ Ashton Kutcher loves naked men. To prove this, he got one of his cronies, Dax, to walk around naked in a store where Jessica Alba (“Dark Angel”) was shopping. At first she was amused, but when he started going on about being European and doing high-kicks she couldn’t help rolling her eyes.
Even someone lacking a passion for gospel music would have enjoyed T.J. Hemphill’s nationally touring gospel musical, “Lord All Men Can’t Be Dogs.” The production, managed by Marvel Entertainment, landed at Richmond’s Landmark Theatre in late March.
The play follows the deteriorating relationship between a married couple, Tim (Carl Payne of “Martin”) and Lisa (Regina Belle) Johnson.
This past weekend dance students and faculty performed at the annual Student/ Faculty Concert, which was eclectic to say the least. Guest artist Tere O’ Connor choreographed a piece, “Monet’s Cousins,” for the concert, in which the VCU dancers looked just as amazing as those in February’s “Choke.