Archive for October, 2020

October 25, 2020   Ali   0 Comment Images, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

As we are getting closer to the December release of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom we are starting to get images from the film. I have added some to our gallery. Gallery Links: Viola Davis Online > CAREER > Films > 2020 | Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

October 25, 2020   Ali   0 Comment Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

The actress undergoes a thrilling transformation in Netflix’s awards contender. Could Oscar No. 2 be on the way? At this point, it’s cliché to compare Viola Davis to Meryl Streep. By her own admission, the first Black artist ever to win the triple crown of acting awards (Oscar, Emmy, Tony) is rarely offered the parts […]

October 25, 2020   Ali   0 Comment Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Viola

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, directed by George C. Wolfe. Starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, […]

October 12, 2020   Ali   0 Comment Campaigns, Videos

Viola shows her support by lending her voice (literally) to the new ads for Jaime Harrison’s campaign for South Carolina Senate. Viola shares why she supports Jaime. “My grandfather was a sharecropper, my father was a horse trainer, and my mother was a maid and factory worker. We didn’t have much, but I was taught […]

October 1, 2020   Ali   0 Comment Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

In the new Netflix adaptation of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” it’s a sweat-slicked summer day in Chicago 1927 and everybody wants something. White music-industry bigwigs want a new recording from the indomitable Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), a Southern singer dubbed the “Mother of the Blues,” and they want it fast. Her ambitious trumpeter, Levee (Chadwick […]

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