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14 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Movies: 'Get On Up' opens, and other new, recent films reviewed

The story of James Brown's journey from extreme poverty to fame as the godfather of soul.


Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Blue Jasmine, Another Earth

15 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

Octavia Spencer on Diversity in Hollywood: 'TV is Light-Years Ahead of Film'

In an interview with The Daily Beast, Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer addressed diversity in film and her life post-Oscar win.


16 hrs ago | Deadline

Box Office Preview: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Expected To ...

Disney/Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and Universal's James Brown biopic Get On Up both bow tonight in late nights but all eyes are on Guardians which storms into theaters at 7 PM.


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Get On Up, Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, 42

17 hrs ago | CBS News

Watch: Mick Jagger, "Get on Up" cast at Apollo premiere

The story of iconic funk singer James Brown is being brought to life with the new biopic, "Get on Up," from "The Help" director Tate Taylor.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Viola Davis, Theater, Arts, 42

20 hrs ago | MTV

Watch Kerry Washington Try To Get 'Scandal' Spoilers From Shonda Rhimes

As Ellen Pompeo says, "Welcome to Shondaland" - a universe populated by strong, complicated women like Olivia Pope and Meredith Grey, where literally anything goes except for spoilers.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Kerry Washington, Grey's Anatomy, Comedy, Drama, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis

Wed Jul 30, 2014

'Get on Up'

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.


Related Topix: Get On Up, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Octavia Spencer, Doubt

Concord Monitor

A double-header of biopics for Chadwick Boseman

This July 21, 2014 photo shows actor Chadwick Boseman, star of the James Brown film "Get On Up," in New York.


Related Topix: Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Madison, MS


REVIEW: Get On Up Is a Loud, Proud and Oscar-Worthy James Brown Biopic

Chadwick Boseman, who played Jackie Robinson in '42,' is sensational as the Godfather of Soul in this bold movie from the director of 'The Help' Even by the standards of early rock 'n' roll songs, the 1956 "Please, Please, Please" is primitive, in fact primal.


Related Topix: Get On Up, The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman


Tate Taylor Talks Get on Up, Hosting Cast Dinners, Breaking the...

You know what happens when your second feature film goes on to score over $216 million worldwide and snag three Academy Award nominations and a win? You get a lot of scripts coming to your door.


KZBB-FM Fort Smith

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is one of the film's producers

The life of the late R&B star James Brown is coming to the big screen in the new biopic Get On Up .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Get On Up

During the course of Tate Taylor's rambunctious, unwieldy Get On Up , it soon becomes clear that the film is going to follow the usual biopic steps.


Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

'The Hollars' stars spotted in Canton

Academy Award nominated actor Richard Jenkins was seen in Canton on Monday, where scenes were being shot for "The Hollars," which also stars John Krasinski and Anna Kendrick.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Get On Up, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

'Get on Up' revives the funk, and James Brown

Dazzling, witty and emotional, this warts-and-all musical biography of James Brown rides on the able shoulders of Chadwick Boseman.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, True Blood, Entertainment, Television

ABC News

A Double-Header of Biopics for Chadwick Boseman

To become James Brown for the film "Get on Up," Boseman needed to rely on an entirely different skill set.


Related Topix: Chadwick Boseman, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Entertainment

The Modesto Bee

Natchez CVB working on 'Get On Up' movie tour map

Natchez Convention and Visitor's Bureau Interim Director Creda Stewart tells The Natchez Democrat the tour is designed as a self-guided walking tour.


Related Topix: Mississippi

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Mississippi rolls out red carpet for 'Get On Up'

JACKSON, Miss. - Director Tate Taylor, who is from Mississippi, was excited Sunday about his second big motion picture filmed in his home state as a crowd of VIPs and others gathered for a screening in Madison Mississippi rolls out red carpet for 'Get On Up' JACKSON, Miss.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Jackson, MS, Madison, MS, Movies, Entertainment

New and Noteworthy: Movies

Get On Up Chadwick Boseman, having played baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42 , tries on a different kind of legend: the Godfather of Soul.


Related Topix: 42, Chadwick Boseman, Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chris Pratt, Entertainment

This Weeks New Movies - 8/1/2014 - 8/1/2014

Below are's listings of upcoming films being released from 8/1/2014 - 8/1/2014! Click on a title or poster for more information, tweets, tickets, cast information and more... After being told he will be murdered in one week's time Father James Lavelle finds himself with seven days to determine his would be killer and put his ... (more)


Related Topix: The Avengers, 42

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The State

The music is the magic behind the beat of 'Get on Up'

It took producer Brian Grazer more than a dozen years – and an assist from Mick Jagger – to finally get on the good foot and make a biopic out of the turbulent, triumphant life of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, music legend James Brown.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman

Hispanic Business

Movie executives give back after puppy love experience

A red carpet event and sneak peak showing of the movie directed by Mississippian Tate Taylor will be hosted at theater with all proceeds going toward the humane society.


Related Topix: Mississippi