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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

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A good movie

3 years, 1 month ago at Apr 21 11:42
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I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it had been very well received, I thought I might as well check it out. To be honest, I have to admit that I was at first not really interested as I expected it to be another predictable vintage flick about Blues. And, indeed, during the first scene, you get to see Ma Rainey and Levee performing on stage, the tension between them was ... read more

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3 years, 5 months ago at Dec 27 18:46
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(NX) After a pretentious ambientation beginning, everything betrays its theatrical origin. But late Boseman and Ma herself, dominates their scenes with a lot of resources...
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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.
Release date: 18 December 2020
Tags: Music (2), Drama (2), Blues (2), 2020 (2), 2020s (2), Ma Rainey (1), Streaming (1), Netflix Original (1), Music Industry (1), Netflix (1), Boring (1), Based On Play (1), Overrated (1), Play (1), Chicago (1), 1920s (1), Usa (1), Jazz (1)
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