Tom Joyner recently came under attack by the black community for making at statement about the band fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi. I didn’t understand exactly what type of sorority it was though. And I think the story of an underdog appeals to everyone, despite the cultural specificity. This site uses cookies. In good conscience, I cannot recommend this. That and I think Joan Cusack’s character in the movie might be my patronus. Anthony Brown is a mixture of his usual comedic stylings and a bit of seriousness as band director of Morris Brown College. You might be a little skeptical about that, so let me refresh your memory with the video.

University and said that they got paid for those scenes they were in. Another classic of the “let’s put on a show” movie genre, and admittedly, maybe the actual definitive movie of the genre. He had a great time. MadameNoire is a sophisticated lifestyle publication that gives African-American women the latest in fashion trends, black entertainment news, parenting tips and beauty secrets that are specifically for black women. On a drum corps forum I used to post on, they said that while the tricks were good in drumline, often times the heights of the sticks and other techniques were off. You might be a little skeptical about that, so let me refresh your memory with the video. This was published months earlier.

Also, it is mentioned that Shawn was a lot like Devon when he was a freshman. And it follows my favorite genre of movie: He was quick to remind people that that was him actually drumming. And we all know that the “vocal” black community is not always the community that most black people would like to have the spot light.

What is the purpose moive the American collegiate experience? I’m just being honest.

This sets up some tension in the drumline which is exacerbated when Dr. With that in mind, it only makes sense drumlinf bring him back for the sequel.

kkpai Showing all 12 items. I went and saw this movie with my friends last week. That must be a very odd thing to have your non-African America counterpart look at you like you are crazy when you start stepping and doing calls and strolling and I swear I wished there were captions during that part!


It rang like a sports movie, because the characters are like superheroes to me, like warriors, athletes, gymnasts, mlvie musicians, all wrapped up into one. And I think the story of an underdog appeals to everyone, despite the cultural specificity.

Just depends on the school I suppose. Martins-in-the-Fields and Sir Neville Marriner, who sadly just passed away. Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section.

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Movies of Ranked. We wonder why everyone looks at us as the violent race, because that’s what the F— we are! It turns my stomach, its embarrassing.

But for the movie which i haven’t seen it may stand for something else.: Originally posted by DeltaSigStan On a drum corps forum I used to post on, they said that while the tricks were good in drumline, often times the heights of the sticks and drumine techniques were off. An imagined version of Erik Satie is one of the company characters although the real Satie would NEVER have rushed the stage out of the orchestra pit to sing along with the actors.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Devon drumlnie demoted to P4 by Dr. Shots in a movie are cut to show you the details the director wants you to see Reviews The general consensus from several critics was that the movie was entertaining, it was shot beautifully, with several engaging shots of how the drumming went down but several critics said the plot was extremely predictable.

Final verdict on Drumline: I thought there were other members of the team in the sorority too, so that’s why I was thinking it was like a dance oriented sorority. Remember the fraternity highlighted within the film? Not only was this a great film, but it also served as a musical ambassador. I never got that. I was in a predominently white TBS chapter and we did not step or do signs etc etc. Where did they film?

I doubt anyone will be sneaking girls in kkpsi the window now! I havn’t seen any previews about it yet.

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Does he look familiar to you? Sean is shocked when Devon takes the solo and is subsequently humiliated. He was said to be so sick that you see that he appears visibly weak and sweaty by the end of the film.


As a film, there a few plot issues, but the one that sticks out the most to me is that there seems to be a bit or a rivalry or animosity between Dr. You have to love something that demonstrates how academic musical skills are transferable to a popular music setting.

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drunline With high school and college band camps getting ready to get going full steam, I thought now would be the perfect time to showcase the trailer for Drumline. I loved this film when it first came out. Many says that Tom went too far with his comments about KKPsi as the fraternity is more commonly known as and the black k,psi should boycott his show as a result.

Also, the lead actress in the movie was a member of Sigma Phi Alpha, which appears to be a BGLO since they also did stepping at a party. We don’t ALL recognize the importance of it. The situation further deteriorates when drumlins is revealed that Devon cannot read music.

The movie was great and it was definitely a more positive Greek image than we’re used to!

Sean later challenges Devon to take a solo in his first game, believing the freshman will panic and be embarrassed in front of everyone. Imagine my first trip to district convention.

What are your favorite movies about making music? He blamed KKPsi for the death before knowing the truth. He also told Parade magazine that he has other plans for the sequel. That’s what I heard it was The fraternity featured throughout the film is Kappa Kappa Psi, the national honorary band fraternity. The money Drumline proved to be a box office hit.