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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
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limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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"Cab Calloway: Sketches" recalls the "Hi De Ho Man" (1907-94), a singer, dancer and bandleader who led one of the top black big bands of the 1930s and '40s. He introduced himself to a new generation of fans with a turn in "The Blues Brothers" in 1980. The profile includes archival footage; an animated Calloway dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Matthew Rushing; and comments from Calloway family members, the Blues Brothers band, and jazz critics Stanley Crouch and Gary Giddins.