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Actor Chadwick Boseman attends the premiere of 'Get on Up' in New York July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

‘Get on Up’ review: Chadwick Boseman brings the funk in this surprisingly daring James Brown biopic

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( - Time will tell which of these two films winds up being the fluke, but director Tate Taylor, the man behind the cloying and artificial “The Help,” has bounced back with “Get on Up,” a daring and often thrilling screen treatment of the life of music legend James Brown.


(Yes, I know, “The Help” made money and won Oscars. Don't pretend that an awful movie has never done that before.)

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