Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom ★★★½

Holy moly, Viola really did that didn’t she? Good lord this is what acting is all about, she commands this movie like no other could, she is so powerful and scary and completely amazing. Chadwick Bozeman also, so sad that this is his final performance, but damn what a crowning achievement to a stellar career. It’s a small scale film, and at times it does feel more like a filmed play than an actual movie, but it’s packed full of energy and heat and will get your pulse racing and your heart soaring.

Yes it will most likely be a contender come Oscar time, acting and costuming is on pointe!!!!

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