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  1. Get On Up: Biopic thrives on thrilling soundtrack, dynamite portrayal of James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    Chadwick Boseman, centre, is electrifying as James Brown in Get On Up. Film is based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the ... (more)

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  2. Review: Lead actor better than film in 'Get on Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Detroit News

    There are a lot of performances in the James Brown biopic 'Get on Up.' Director Tate Taylor fills his film with concert scenes of the late Godfather of Soul, appropriate for the story of a performer whose electrifying stage presence could power a small village.

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  3. Boseman captures James Brown in emotional, funky biopicRead the original story

    12 min ago | The Gazette

    "Get on Up" is a movie of uncompromising soul, unadulterated funk and unalloyed joy.

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  4. Rock Hill musicians idolized James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Rock Hill Herald

    ... had to play it hot that night, I can tell you. Burned, we did. James Brown could burn.” Because the Godfather of Soul, born in Barnwell, was not just some musician touring in the old days. Brown was the king of black performers. You don’t ...

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  5. IMG - Get on Up Review: An Iconic LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IGN

    James Brown embraced many a moniker over the course of his 50-year career: TK, "The Hardest Working Man in Show Business," and later, "The Godfather of Soul."

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  6. Aloe Blacc Explains Why He Didn't Receive Billing For Avicii's Hit 'Wake Me Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    ... turn countless house parties into arms-up living room ragers. There's been a lot of attention paid to R&B's blue-eyed soul singers this year, which makes this rising-star duet between Janelle and Miguel all the more powerful. But that's not what ...

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  7. Aiken man recalls performing with James BrownRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Star

    ... faces at Madison Square Garden back in 1961 where he put on a performance he'll never forget with the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. 'I was always afraid to look out there at those people,' Winfield said. 'I had seen The Garden on TV with the Ice ...

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  8. Hot Shot! Check Out This Gorgeous Photo of The Real Thing Stars Ewan McGregor & Maggie GyllenhaalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Broadway

    Wow, would you look at the baby blues on these two? Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, the talented new stars of The Real Thing make a perfect pair in this promotional image for the new production.

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  9. 'Get on Up' revives the funk, and James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... in "42" was just a warm-up act. On first glance, Boseman suggests little of the pugnacious fireplug "Godfather of Soul." He's too tall. He's better looking. But Boseman juts his jaw into a fearsome underbite and utterly masters the spins, splits and ...

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  10. 'Get On Up' is very uneven but it gets it right where it countsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... man show business today who changed the face and the business of how the music world operates. It is the Godfather of Soul himself, the innovator of that super heavy funk, the wild life of James Brown . Something that plays very much like a greatest ...

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  11. The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.), Andrew Dys columnRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... "We had to play it hot that night, I can tell you. Burned, we did. James Brown could burn." Because the Godfather of Soul, born in , was not just some musician touring in the old days. Brown was the king of black performers. You don't get that kind ...

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  12. SF Filmmaker Jacquie Taliaferro: 'Say it Loud R-E-S-P-E-C-T' Needed at 'Get On Up' ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... saw me and then went back into the theater acting as if nothing was wrong with their behavior. As James was the King of Soul...Lady Aretha Franklin the Queen of Soul, surely they would call for R-E-S-P-E-C-

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  13. Is it ever acceptable to wear sunglasses indoors?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... issued an injunction against ever wearing dark glasses inside. "It's physically shutting off the windows to your soul," says author Mark Mason, who bemoaned the prevalence of sunglasses in a recent Spectator article. But what's most potent is the ...

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  14. A Life Worth Living - Marc BroussardRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    ... slower and sparser material: the Americana love song "Perfect to Me," the tender, humid, "Shine," and the sultry summer soul in the committed "Weight of the World." A Life Worth Living showcases an artistic confidence without artifice. Broussard's ...

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  15. Pat O'Donnell needs a nicknameRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Windy City Gridiron

    ... or hair color (The Red Rifle). Unfortunately we no longer have that luxury. Thanks to some pathetically uninspired soul* at training camp, Pat O'Donnell is currently being referred to as "MegaPunt". What. To spend any further words on tearing down ...

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  16. Movie review: James Brown biopic fails to Get On UpRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    As Get On Up has it, James Brown was just born to be James Brown. We get a lot of scenes that show off his pure electricity, whether he's crooning his way into eventual longtime collaborator Bobby Byrd's heart while handcuffed to a prison chair, or freaking out an audience of soldiers moments after his transport plane was nearly shot down over ... (more)

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  17. Thief steals camper with armed Texan inside: deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    James Brown of Liberty County, Texas, greeted his suspected trailer thief with a dramatic gunfight while leaning outside his camper as it barreled down a highway at 60 mph early Wednesday.

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  18. Elvis' guitar donor says he is rightful ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ayer Public Spirit

    ... from Johnson, the broken instrument was on display for about two years beginning in late 2008 at the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Johnson, who played with singer Isaac Hayes and the band John Entwistle's Ox in the 1970s, donated the Elvis guitar ...

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  19. 'Get on Up' reaches for high concept instead of getting downRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Lucky LA residents can watch it on Downtown Independent's big screen. Episodes of James Brown's life in 'Get on Up' are presented out of sequence and vary greatly in quality Chadwick Boseman's star performance in 'Get on Up' is little short of heroic, but he can't save the film Despite the linked advantages of generous helpings of the man's high ... (more)

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  20. 'Get on Up' movie review: Brown's life lacks dramatic arcRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... (DAN AYKROYD) and James Brown (CHADWICK BOSEMAN) in "Get on Up". Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his ...

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