Ma Rainey's Black Bottom


Drama / Music

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 99%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 80%
IMDb Rating 7.2 10 324


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December 28, 2020


Colman Domingo as Cutler
Glynn Turman as Russell Stevens Sr.
Taylour Paige as Dussie Mae
Viola Davis as Ma Rainey
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865.79 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
94 min
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1.74 GB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
94 min
P/S N/A / N/A

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by domjames-56539 6 / 10 / 10

Well-acted but unfulfilling

I thought it was very similar to Fences (2016), another August Wilson adaptation and unfortunately in both I found the dialogue very tedious. The performances in both are good, in this particularly Chadwick Boseman - he has he most to work with. I didn't find any part of the narrative compelling. I enjoyed the music, but so little of the runtime is spent actually playing music. Instead there's an awful lot of wordy bickering. I feel like 50% of the lines could have been cut and you'd be left with the same film.

Reviewed by Blk_Ne190 10 / 10 / 10

A Play Put On Film

I didn't really know much about this movie going in so i was surprised to find out that it was based on a play but after watching it you can see that fact from a mile off. The film is soaked in play-like monologues and limited sets and the framing. It works so well. It is such a dialogue heavy movie that it could run the risk of being a little bit slow but it is just that well acted and the dynamics and topics are so well thought out that you find time flying by while watching. The characters are really 3 dimensional and you understand who they are. This is all backed up by the acting. For the most part everyone in this movie hits it out of the park. i really love Colman Domingo and he really shines in this film. He just has a charm that draws you to any character that he plays. Chadwick was really great too. His emotional scenes really sweep the rug out from under your feet and i really wasn't expecting him to be able to do that he was really great. And Viola Davis is just fantastic. I love how she just dives head first into her characters and just lives in them. It reads so well on screen. She just embodies the role even down to the way she walks is just done to perfection. There isn't a whole lot of story because it is very character based but it does things to keep it fresh and i found it to be really shocking at times and took turns that you really wouldn't expect. The costumes are also really well done. I would guess that they would get an Oscar nod because they are fantastic. I would defiantly see this movie especially if you love character studies and want to feel like you looking though a window into a day in the life of these people.

Reviewed by m-mtoya18 10 / 10 / 10

Óscar performances

One of the best movies of the year!! Chadwick deserves an Oscar for this performance! Viola Davis is amazing! An all around great cast.

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