Get On Up

Rated:
PG-13 (for sexual content, drug use, some strong language, and violent situations)
Running time:
138 minutes
Synopsis:

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 James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

Release date:
August 1, 2014
Website:
http://www.getonupmovie.com/
Quick review:
Chadwick Boseman, having played baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42, tries on a different kind of legend: the Godfather of Soul. With that unmistakable rasp, unmistakable pompadour, and unmistakable dance moves, a biopic of James Brown. From Tate Taylor, director of “The Help.”
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