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Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013)

Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You

Overview


Genre

Documentary, Comedy

Release Date

April 20, 2013 (Tribeca Film Fest)

Duration

73 min.

Studio

Whoop/One Ho Productions/Lil' Whoop Productions

Official Site

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

Cast and Crew


Director

Whoopi Goldberg

Producer

Whoopi Goldberg

Starring

Story


Having broken racial and sexual boundaries as a pioneering comic talent, the late Moms Mabley has long been an icon in the comedy world. Now Whoopi Goldberg takes a deep dive into Mabley's legacy via recently unearthed photography, rediscovered performance footage and the words of numerous celebrated comedians. A true passion project for Goldberg, "I Got Somethin' to Tell You" shows Mabley's historical significance and profound influence as a performer vastly ahead of her time.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..the documentary cannily employs Goldberg's enthusiasm and some clever animations over Moms' audio routines to keep this lost legend's influence in the forefront..”
by Diane Werts [Newsday]
“..Moms Mabley made us play the comedy game her way, and Whoopi Goldberg's affectionate documentary shows how we all came out winners..”
by David Hinckley [NY Daily News]
“..is simple but perfect - one of those documentaries that's about what it seems to be about..”
by Matt Zoller Seitz [Vulture]