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    Marvel Chief Says Fans REALLY Want a Black Panther Movie. So Why Not Give Them What They Want?

    That's maybe as close to revealing that a Black Panther movie is indeed in the works, as we'll likely get in the meantime.

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    'Get on Up' Lots of Loss, and a Whole Lot of Soul

    The James Brown biopic starts off when a 55 year old James Brown reacts negatively to a tragic event that just took place in his life and storms into an insurance meeting. It is not until the end of the film that you piece the timeline of events together to understand why and how he behaved the way ...

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    Can 'Get On Up' Star Chad Boseman Land a Best Actor Oscar Nomination?

    After the packed "Get On Up" Producers Guild of America screening Thursday at the Pacific Design Center, star Chadwick Boseman, who channels mercurial funk star James Brown in the musical biopic, earned a rousing standing ovation. During the Q & A, Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer (Ron Howard's "...

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    Box Office Top Ten: What Marvel's 'Guardians' of the Galaxy' Opening Means, Can 'Get On Up' Cross Over?

    Marvel continues to rule the Hollywood roost. Origin myth "Guardians of the Galaxy" yet again shows the power of Marvel's unified vision of a comic-book universe whose characters inhabit a clearly defined and immersive world. Like "Iron Man," these Guardians are less widely known than Thor, the Hulk...

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    Review: How 'Get On Up' Criticizes James Brown's Legacy

    Chadwick Boseman delivers as the Godfather of Soul. But the movie offers a one-sided indictment of its subject.

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    Get On Up

    ‘Get On Up’ has Chadwick Boseman going for it, who is thoroughly convincing as the Godfather of Soul.

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    Review: Chadwick Boseman's Performance Saves 'Get On Up' From Being an Incoherent Ride

    The pacing may be messy, the direction disjointed, but its a testament to James Brown that his story and his music can ultimately withstand whatever structural flaws that plague this movie.

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    Review: 'Get On Up' Starring Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Viola Davis And Octavia Spencer

    “You cats ready?” Chadwick Boseman’s James Brown asks the audience, breaking through the fourth wall, early in “Get On Up.” It takes a lot of confidence for a character (and a filmmaker) to take this direct approach. The asides to the camera would feel forced if the biopic were covering almost anyon...

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    Watch 8 Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New Poster

    Universal has set the film's release date for August 1, 2014, which is next week Friday.

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