Tag: Glynn Turman

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