Tag: Chadwick Boseman

The ultimate film for NFL Draft prep

“Vontae Mack no matter what.” That line, inscribed on a Post It belonging to Sonny Weaver, Jr. has become perhaps the most memorable line and meme from the 2014 film Draft Day. We see it come back every year as people make a case for the player upon which they want to make their stand … Continue reading The ultimate film for NFL Draft prep

2020 Best Actor

2020 Best Actor

As countdown the end of the year, it amazes me what a whirlwind of a year it has been, especially in the world of film. For the majority of 2020, movie theaters have been closed, streaming has become the new king, and we have witnessed a pandemic as this generation has yet to see. 2021 … Continue reading 2020 Best Actor

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Review

Director(s): George C. Wolfe Writer(s): Ruben Santiago-Hudson Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Colman Domingo Synopsis: Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ord7gP151vk When Chadwick Boseman unexpectedly passed back in August of this year, it was a major blow to everyone. Not … Continue reading Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Review

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Review

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Review

I would like to thank Netflix for allowing me to watch and review this film. Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Glynn Turman  Synopsis: Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize-winner August … Continue reading Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Review

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play. We are introduced right off the back to the power struggle between Ma Rainey and Levee. He tries to force … Continue reading ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review