• Movie Filter - Get on Up - Date: 1/16/2015
  • Available Formats
    DVDYes
  • Parental Advisories
    Content Warnings:
    NONE

    General Themes and Other Content:
    Revealing Clothing,
    Some Suggestive Dancing,
    Some Suggestive Dialogue,
    Threatening Dialogue,
    Intense Life/Death Situations,
    Non-Graphic Injury/Wound,
    Alcohol Consumption,
    Smoking,
    Drug References,
    Bar/Club Environment,
    Mature Thematic Elements,
    Dysfunctional Relationships
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  • Get on up

    In the tradition of Walk the Line and Ray, Get On Up is the musical bio-pic of a music legend and his rise to the top. James Brown (played by Chadwick Boseman) begins life in poverty with an abusive parent, but driven by his inner funk, uses his talent to eventually becomes the Godfather of Soul. The movie is presented in non-linear fashion, jumping back and forth between concert performances and Brown’s growth, lawlessness, and business savvy.

    ClearPlay In Action!

    ClearPlay cuts several scenes of implied intercourse and sensuality. Scenes in a bordelloare trimmed, as well as some images of immodesty. Most violence is bloodless, though there issome slugging and boxing. ClearPlay removes about 50 instances of language, including two or three F-words in the PG-13 movie. The ClearPlayed version focuses more on the music and what made Brown great.

    Will ‘I Feel Good’ watching Get On Up?...

    The performance set pieces are the strength of Get On Up, and the performance of Nelsan Ellis as side man Bobby Byrd provides a moral compass to the film. Sometimes Brown’s character is impossible to understand, but the power of the music still resonates.

    Marty Nabhan, Papa’s Got A Brand New ClearPlay

    Rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug use, some strong language, and violent situations; 139 mins; Directed by Tate Taylor
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