Monday night's preem of Warner Bros.' "Joyful Noise" at the Chinese carried a strong sense of kismet for writer-director Todd Graff.
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Amy Westcott and Laura Mulleavy were both blown away when they first saw the climax in "Black Swan" in which Natalie Portman's ballet costume takes on a life of its own as she loses her grip on…
Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton are planning to make some "Joyful Noise," teaming up on a gospel-choir feature for Warner Bros.-based Alcon Entertainment.
Awkward, earnest, almost irresistible indie.
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