Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom ★★★½

Filmwelt Filmclub #25 - Ma Rainey‘s Black Bottom - chosen by JonasBe 

Chadwick Boseman once again showed how good of an actor he was. Seeing this and knowing that it was his last role is truly tragic. I mean his dead is sad nonetheless, but seeing how good he was makes it all the more tragic. 

I don‘t want to talk too much about the movie, but rest assured that if you like movies like Fences and blues music this is a real treat. I really like this wave of new black cinema we are witnessing now. It was time that there are more stories told of and by poc. Especially when these movies are as great as most of them were in the last couple of years. This movie is no exception. It‘s suspenseful, the music is great, the acting is phenomenal and there isn‘t any scene that‘s boring. It‘s just a very entertaining movie. Sure, it‘s not an epiphany. Just a very competently made movie about musicians and race. If you‘re up for that you will have a great time, exactly as I did.

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