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  1. Though he didn't sing, Boseman had to learn James Brown's moves for 'Get on Up.'Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Detroit News

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

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  2. A double-header of biopics for Chadwick BosemanRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Concord Monitor

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

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  3. Soul Man: 'Get On Up' chronicles James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Toledo Blade

    James Brown, in the twilight of his career, moves quietly and alone through dark backstage halls of a concert venue, following the roars of an unseen crowd ready for his performance.

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  4. Chadwick Boseman jumps, sweats and splits into character as James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    From left to right, director Tate Taylor, actor Chadwick Boseman and Lonnie G. Bunch III, of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, look at items in the museum's James Brown collection.

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  5. Behind the scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    After playing Jackie Robinson in "42," Chadwick Boseman tackles another icon, soul great James Brown, in "Get On Up."

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  6. Boseman dazzles as BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Dazzling, witty and emotional, this warts-and-all musical biography of James Brown rides on the able shoulders of Chadwick Boseman, who utterly masters the spins, splits and sweaty stagecraft of Brown.

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  7. Generic soulRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Now Toronto

    James Brown biopic Get On Up is like a wiki-movie on the Godfather of Soul; it's got very little soul of its own.

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  8. "Get on Up" can't contain the brilliant, arrogant, and magnetic Godfather of SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salon

    If George Clinton, some years later, would salute "One Nation Under a Groove," he would have enthusiastically agreed that James Brown was that nation's George Washington.

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  9. Mr. Brown' is remembered by those who lived daily with himRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    Fans cheer for Chadwick Boseman, who portrayed James Brown in the movie, "Get On Up", during the red carpet premiere in Augusta.

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  10. Chadwick Boseman splits into character as James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    From left to right, director Tate Taylor, actor Chadwick Boseman and Lonnie G. Bunch III of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, look at items in the museum's James Brown collection.

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  11. Getting James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC Miami

    ... Jamie Foxx's great turn as Ray Charles in "Ray"). Now, "Get On Up," a movie depicting the 73-year groove of James Brown, the hardest working man in show business, hits theaters Friday in a bid to crack one of the hardest genres in show business. ...

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  12. "42'S" Chadwick Boseman is insanely amazing as the late Godfather of Soul.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WNSL-FM Hattiesburg

    Chadwick Boseman absolutely astounds when he's on stage performing as James Brown.

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  13. Chadwick Boseman brings on the funk as James Brown in a Get on UpaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    Still, he agreed to play James Brown in the biopic of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, “Get on Up.” “You know what? I was not crazy,” Boseman says, recalling when director Tate Taylor and producers Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger first offered him an audition.

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  14. 'Get on Up' revives the funk, and James BrownRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

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

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  15. 10 things about - Get On Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... in which he sings "Get On Up" and makes the audience stand up and dance. 10 things to look for in the new James Brown biopic "Get On Up," about the life of the Barnwell native and starring Anderson native Chadwick Boseman. It debuts at Midlands ...

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  16. Get On Up Is an Inspired James Brown BiopicRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    He couldn't have known it at the time, but James Brown's debut recording and first chart hit - made in 1956 with the Famous Flames - is a question that contains its own answer.

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  17. Covington Movie Tavern cuts ribbon, shows off renovated theater ahead of Thursday openingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... Thursday night -- the Marvel Films space saga " Guardians of the Galaxy ." On Friday, it will also open the James Brown biopic "Get On Up." The Dallas-based Movie Tavern chain was founded in 2001 and, with 141 all-digital screens at 18 locations ...

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  18. Get On Up works up a cold sweatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    ... thing lazy about the movie) certainly works up a cold sweat. What's amazing, given the challenge of representing James Brown, one of the most familiar icons of the 20th century, is how much it gets stunningly right. Most crucial was the casting of ...

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  19. Review: 'Get On Up' worthy of James Brown's legendRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... screen. Taylor and writers Steven Baigelman, Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth, try to detail what made James Brown the James Brown. The film shows Brown as a child in Depression-era rural Georgia, with abusive father Joe Brown (Lennie ...

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  20. James Brown's Story Told In "Get On Up"Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KLOU-FM Saint Louis

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

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