Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

It has often been said that to be a legendary musician, having a big-time ego is not only natural, but necessary. Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), known as the “Mother of the Blues,” knows her importance in 1927. People come to see her, and her manager, Irvin (Jeremy Stamos), has booked her and her quartet of […]

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Fences

What more can be given when everything has already been given? In 1950’s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania lives Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington), a 53 year-old who makes his living as a waste collector. At one time, Troy was a great baseball player in the Negro Leagues, but was deemed too old to play in the Major Leagues […]

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