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Get on Up

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Biography

Release Date :

August 01, 2014

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Tate Taylor

Starring :

Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Tika Sumpter, Nick Eversman, Lennie James, Aloe Blacc, Dan Aykroyd, Jill Scott, Josh Hopkins, Keith Robinson

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 4

“..yet "Get 0n Up" is a triumph - a messy, qualified triumph that even at 138 minutes makes an incomplete case for Brown's meaning to American life and culture..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
3.5 of 4

“..unexpectedly buoyant; it skims over a life as if tunefully improvising, touching just the right note here and there..”
by Moira MacDonald [Seattle Times]
Review rate : B

“..the movie is fine, but nothing is as super bad as the real deal..”
by Chris Vognar [Dallas Morning News]
3.5 of 4

“.."Get on Up" is loud, proud, funky, soulful, sweaty, emphatic and sometimes a little hard to understand..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
1.5 of 4

“.."Get on Up" feels like the opposite of its subject: no rhythm and very little soul..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Connie Ogle [Miami Herald]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Dan DeLuca [Philadelphia Inquirer]

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