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Sylvester K (mx) wrote: Acting is bad, low budget, score is awful, crapping set design. It's a comedy????
Tania A (gb) wrote: Again a movie that I loved that is underrated by some many people! Great casting with Robert De Niro and James Franco as the troubled son.
Dillon L (jp) wrote: soooo much fun and so funny I highly recommend
Zach L (es) wrote: interesting story with Stalone and Banderas as the bad guy .
Andrew M (us) wrote: The problem with Ray is that it tries to cram the long, illustrious of Ray Charles into a single narrative. All of the achievements Charles achieved and all of the tribulations he faced in the two decade time span the film covers is simply too packed for a film told using this kind of narrative structure. The structure itself is rather messy: starting in the late 1940s with the introduction to Charles' singing career, the film breezes through major points in Charles' life without the kind of development or focus you expect from biopics of this kind. The sporadic flashbacks to Charles' childhood on a plantation don't help with the film's already rushed nature, although they are some of the more emotional and impactful scenes in the film. Oddly, the film has a lengthy two and a half hour runtime: there's plenty of time for all of these moments to be fleshed out more than they are, and yet the film is still so desperate to get to the next big moment in Charles' life.Truly the one thing keeping the film afloat is Jamie Foxx's Oscar winning portrayal of Ray Charles. Foxx manages to nail Charles' electric personality that became ever so famous from his performances, including his distinctive vocals. He also, however, captures the more troubled side of Charles, the man dealing with blindness, heroin addiction, and family troubles that haunt his past. The performance is so good, it becomes the saving grace of an otherwise standard biopic.
Stuart K (ru) wrote: Written, produced and directed by Larry Cohen, who came from writing television shows like The Fugitive and Columbo, and later screenplays for films like Phone Booth (2002) and Cellular (2004) comes this down and dirty rags to riches crime drama. It's quite powerful, and despite being shot on the cheap, it has a clout. Tommy Gibbs (Fred Williamson), has grown up on the mean streets of Harlem in New York, back in the 1950's he was brutally attacked by a racist white cop called McKinney (Art Lund), and since then, he's turned to a life of crime. We pick up Tommy's life in 1965, as he joins the New York mafia, and works his way up the ranks eventually becoming head of his very own black crime syndicate in Harlem. He even has his own father Mr. Gibbs (Julius W. Harris) helping out, and Tommy ends up falling for Helen (Gloria Hendry), who he ends up marrying. Now in control of his own criminal empire, he uses it to take control of organised crime throughout New York City, and it isn't long before he's being targeted for assassination, and the cops are on his tail as well. It's well filmed with a likable lead performance by Williamson, who mixes toughness with coolness, and it comes across as one of the best blaxploitation films of it's day, violent but done with a cool, blackly comic flair as well, plus this has an ace score by James Brown too.