Remove ads, unlock a dark mode theme, and get other perks by upgrading your account. Experience the website the way it's meant to be.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (George C. Wolfe, December 18,2020) Movie

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by iCarly Rae Jepsen, Sep 30, 2020.

  1. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    we're on each other's team Platinum

     
  2. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    we're on each other's team Platinum

     
  3. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious





     
  4. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    *44

     
  5. phaynes12

    playing in the band Prestigious

    so he’s got this in the bag, right?
     
  6. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    This is incredible
     
  7. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    Tough to say. He’s gonna go against Delroy Lindo, I assume.
     
  8. mike1885

    Trusted Supporter

    Everyone was so damn good in this. Boseman owns this film for sure, but I feel like Colman Domingo should be getting more praise as well.
     
    sawhney[rusted]2 likes this.
  9. OotyPa

    fall away

    This was amazing.
     
    sawhney[rusted]2 likes this.
  10. riotspray Dec 20, 2020
    (Last edited: Dec 21, 2020)
    riotspray

    Trusted Prestigious

    One of the best films I've seen this year.
     
  11. Nathan

    Always do the right thing. Supporter

    This was fine
     
    joe.boy.fresh. likes this.
  12. joe.boy.fresh.

    Trusted

    Everyone acted the hell out of this and the movie overall was GOOD, but I am mad as hell because I learned close to nothing about Ma Rainey and that’s what I was expecting to SEE.
     
  13. Tim

    we must be nothing less than fabulous Prestigious

    Seeing the then cancer-ridden, now no longer with us man of faith Chadwick Boseman perform a monologue in which his character called God a motherfucker for not intervening was really something. Took me back to how I felt in the week after his death. Man do I wish he were still around.
     
    OotyPa, riotspray, St. Nate and 2 others like this.
  14. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    Yeah, as a whole this didn't connect to me as much as I hoped. But the whole cast, especially Boseman, is so good. Not a bad performance in it.
     
  15. OotyPa

    fall away

    I adored this and found this to be a really thought provoking story about how people exploit one another. Monologues were high points but I loved pretty much everything about this.
     
    riotspray and sawhney[rusted]2 like this.
  16. xapplexpiex

    the past is a grotesque animal Supporter

    Chadwick Bozeman and Viola Davis did such a fantastic job in this. The ending really shocked me.
     
  17. Rowan5215

    An inconsequential shift as the continents drift.

    thought this was a pretty frustrating watch honestly, not in the way it was probably intended

    truly fantastic performances from every lead, no doubt. Boseman gave his heart and soul
     
    joe.boy.fresh. likes this.
  18. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    no surprise here, right

     
    Zilla and xapplexpiex like this.
  19. phaynes12

    playing in the band Prestigious

    the acting is fantastic. the direction and plotting did nothing for me. seems to be the case so often with these stage to screen adaptations
     
  20. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    Yeah I mostly treat these as acting showcases and nothing more really.
     
    phaynes12 likes this.
  21. Ferrari333SP

    Trusted Supporter

    Great acting, shitty script/writing
     
  22. Nathan

    Always do the right thing. Supporter

    It’s a bad adaptation, but the play is brilliant.
     
  23. OotyPa

    fall away

    I really did not think the writing of this film was bad or shitty by any means.
     
  24. Anthony_

    A (Cancelled) Dork Prestigious

    Yeah I mean really the worst thing you can (fairly) say about it is it’s unexcitingly made. Like it’s just a pedestrian translation of a play to film. But I enjoyed everything about the performances and characters and all that.
     
    OotyPa likes this.