Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom ★★★½

I think movies that have something remotely to do with Jazz automatically turns into something that is just so... entertaining and fun for me to watch. This being no exception. I just want to make this clear to anyone who has already seen this, I think we can all agree that Chadwick Boseman's performance in this was way too fucking good! I know that sadly, Boseman passed away before this could get a wide release but if I don't hear any praise of this performance at the Oscars...you better hold me back from the studios that run that bitch.

I don't have too much to say about this movie, which is very weird considering how dense this appears to be as a film which may be at the fault of this reasonably messy screenplay filled with obvious flaws, or if it was just the rest of the character's other than Boseman? But what I do know is that this is just a very enthusiastic film that was incredibly entertaining from start to finish. And I think everyone should give it a go if they have a few 90 minutes to spare.

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