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Parker

1. Alan (William). born 1944, British film director and screenwriter; his films include Midnight Express (1978), Mississippi Burning (1988), The Commitments (1991), and Angela's Ashes (2000); chairman of the British Film Institute (1998--99) and of the Film Council from 1999
2. Charlie. nickname Bird or Yardbird. 1920--55, US jazz alto saxophonist and composer; the leading exponent of early bop
3. Dorothy (Rothschild). 1893--1967, US writer, noted esp for the ironical humour of her short stories
4. Matthew. 1504--75, English prelate. As archbishop of Canterbury (1559--75), he supervised Elizabeth I's religious settlement

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Exploring the generation gap in an academic setting would seem rife with comic potential, but in ``The Parkers''' premiere, the jokes are as overstated as the Parker women's wardrobe, and the generational conflicts are assuaged in insight-free fashion.
Photo: Countess Vaughn, left, and Mo'Nique play a daughter and her mother who attend college together in ``The Parkers.