BEST SONGS

“Georgia on my mind” by Ray Charles

from RAY directed by Taylor Hackford starring Jamie Foxx

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Genre: drama

Directed by Taylor Hackford, this biopic profiles the life of legendary musician Ray Charles. Despite humble beginnings and the loss of his eyesight due to glaucoma at the age of six, Charles, depicted by Jamie Foxx, would nonetheless become an icon in both the music industry and the civil rights era. While the film delves into his problems with drugs and women, the bulk of the story details his career.

Jamie Foxx performance is totally remarkable.

Rating: 7.5/10

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BEST SCENE EVER # 41

– AMERICAN GANGSTER directed by Ridley Scott starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe

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Genre : Thriller- Crime- Drama

Director Ridley Scott spins this yarn concerning a Harlem drug kingpin (Denzel Washington) who smuggles heroin into the country by hiding it in the bodies of U.S. soldiers killed during battle in Vietnam. 

Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver for one of the inner city’s leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream.

Rating : 7.5/10

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