“Get On Up” and Feel the Funk

Review of Get On Up, Directed by Tate Taylor Coming on the heels of The Help, the same director Tate Taylor teamed up with Mick Jagger to create Get On Up, a raw biopic of James Brown spanning most of his life. Get On Up does a satisfying job providing both an entertaining movie that avoids the cliches of the usual biopic while providing insights into James Brown’s psyche without creating fanciful theories.Get On Up is part of a long line of biopics featuring the lives of important African Am … [Read more...]