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Get on Up is a slightly neutered but exquisitely acted tribute to James Brown 

In the James Brown biopic GET ON UP, the soul and R&B trendsetter—exquisitely portrayed by Chadwick Boseman—informs an inquisitive reporter that there's not a single album on the journo's shelf that sounds like a James Brown record. He declares it matter-of-factly, with…

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