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17 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Movie review: Chadwick Boseman brings James Brown to life in Get On Up

Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown with Dan Aykroyd as Ben Bart, the head of Brown's agency, Universal Attractions, in Get On Up.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Dan Aykroyd

23 hrs ago | Sag Harbor Online

The Curtain Rises Early on Get on Up in East Hampton

Get on Up opens this week at the UA East Hampton Cinema 6 at a special time, 8 p.m. on Thursday night, an indication that the much-anticipated James Brown biopic is getting special treatment.

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Philly.com

Mr. Dynamite explodes on the screen

THE GODFATHER of Soul. Mr. Dynamite. Soul Brother No. 1. And who can forget . . . The Hardest Working Man in Show Business.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, African-American, Funk, Parliament, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Chadwick Boseman an 'excellent' choice for James Brown biopic

Brian Grazer, second from left, Mick Jagger, second from right, and Chadwick Boseman, right at the New York premiere of "Get On Up" at The Apollo Theater, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: 42, Doctor Detroit, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Blues Brothers 2000, Musical Movies, Get On Up, Black Entertainment, James Brown

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Black Enterprise

'Get on Up' Actor Chadwick Boseman Talks James Brown Boss Moves

It has been a long time coming for the James Brown biopic. As explained by producer, Brian Grazer, it took more than 10 years to get the effort green lit and accepted by Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, 42, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces James Brown Film Series

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business .

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, 9, Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Black Caesar, Crime Movies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, The Blues Brothers, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Black Entertainment

Daily Herald

Editorial: Memories add strength to fabric of suburbs

The Blues Mobile makes its way down Phil's Beach in Wauconda during filming of the "The Blues Brothers" 35 years ago.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, Blues, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, The Blues Brothers, Musical Movies, Mount Prospect, IL, Schaumburg, IL, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute

Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Blues, The Blues Brothers

Sat Jul 19, 2014

HorrorTalk News

Bloody Birthday

Directed by Ed Hunt Written by Ed Hunt and Barry Pearson 1981, Region A, 85 minutes, Rated R Blu-ray released on July 8th, 2014 Starring: Lori Lethin as Joyce Elizabeth Hoy as Debbie Billy Jacoby as Curtis Andy Freeman as Steven K.C. Martel as Timmy Julie Brown as Beverly Susan Strasberg as Miss Davis Jose Ferrer as Doctor Debbie and her friends ... (more)

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Related Topix: Billy Jayne, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, The Amityville Horror, Drama Movies, Earth Girls Are Easy, Science Fiction Movies, Julie Brown, Susan Strasberg

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

'Blues Brothers' Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi are back in black tonight at the Alabama...

Dan Aykroyd, left, starred as Elwood Blues and John Belushi played "Joliet" Jake Blues in the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, The Blues Brothers, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Wauconda remembers 'The Blues Brothers' shot in town 35 years ago

It was early September 1979, and the actors were in town filming "The Blues Brothers" -- the John Landis-directed, cameo-filled movie that's arguably the greatest musical-action-comedy ever made.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Blues, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Chicago, Celebrities, John Belushi

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

SNL Legend Dan Aykroyd Coming to the North Shore

Comedy legend Dan Aykroyd will be signing bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka on Friday, July 25 at Kappy's in Peabody.

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Peabody, MA, Blues, The Blues Brothers

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

New Johnny Winter Album To Feature Eric Clapton, Joe Perry and Billy Gibbons

'Step Back,' produced by Winter sideman Paul Nelson and due September 2 via Megaforce Records, is Winter's first recording since a massive career-spanning compilation set earlier this year - and the follow up to 2011's 'Roots.'

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Related Topix: Blues, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, The Blues Brothers, Musical Movies

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