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JR. MINTZ: 'Get On Up' Flops Just About Everything in James Brown Biopic

Rated PG-13
Jr. Mintz Rating:      *** out of *****
Director:  Tate Taylor
Stars: Chadwick Bozeman, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

I can’t believe Hollywood… 264 more words


Into the Night

I’ve always been a fan of John Landis’ films. He’s directed a number of classics including Animal House, The Blues Brothers, and An American Werewolf in London… 830 more words


Soul Man

Chadwick Boseman channels James Brown in explosively entertaining new biopic

Get On Up

Starring Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellas, Viola Davis and  Dan Aykroyd

Directed by Tate Taylor… 559 more words

Neil Pond

James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Struggles to Balance Hero Worship With Real Talk

Like many cultural boundary-pushers, James Brown demanded a lot of people. He was complicated, full of flaws and vices as bold as his talents. Get On Up… 945 more words


REVIEW: Get On Up Is a Loud, Proud and Oscar-Worthy James Brown Biopic

Even by the standards of early rock ‘n’ roll songs, the 1956 “Please, Please, Please” is primitive, in fact primal. It’s the “Hare Krishna” of sexual desperation: one word is repeated a couple dozen times in a lover’s mantra, prayer or threat, as crooned by the vocal group, The Famous Flames, and howled by their lead singer. 1,554 more words

Get On Up Box Office Prediction

The Godfather of Soul gets his own biopic when Get On Up debuts in theaters this Friday. Chadwick Boseman, who played Jackie Robinson in the hit… 117 more words

Box Office Predictions/Results

Guilty Pleasures: Dragnet

One of summer 2014’s biggest hits is 22 Jump Street, a comedic take on a TV crime drama that came nearly three decades before it. The same can be said for the financially successfully 1987 summer pic… 239 more words