Ford Steps Up to the Plate in ’42’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—In his storied 47-year career in movies, Harrison Ford has never appeared in a sports movie and rarely has depicted a real life person. In “42,” he does both, playing Brooklyn Dodgers owner Wesley “Branch” Rickey, who broke the color barrier in 1945 b [...]
The Parlotones Attempt to Conquer America
By MICHAEL HIXON Special to Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Four friends from Johannesburg, South Africa formed The Parlotones nearly 15 years ago. With lead singer Kahn Morbee, drummer Neil Pauw and brothers Paul Hodgson (guitar, keyboard) and Glenn Hodgson (bass, piano), the quartet quickly vaulte [...]
Ellen DeGeneres Reprises Unforgettable Role in ‘Dory’
By a Front Row Features Staff Reporter HOLLYWOOD—The long-awaited sequel to the Oscar-winning Disney/Pixar animated feature “Finding Nemo” is on its way. “Finding Dory” tells the story of Nemo’s friend, a beloved but forgetful blue tang fish voiced by Ellen DeGeneres. It is scheduled to swim into [...]