Tag: Taylour Paige

Finding a Place in the World

Finding a Place in the World

Friday the new film Boogie opens in theaters across the country. The film, from writer/director Eddie Huang, focuses on a young man, Alfred “Boogie” Chin (Taylor Takahashi) with plenty of talent on the court who is caught between several paths. What will he choose? What is the right path to take? That’s the focus of … Continue reading Finding a Place in the World

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