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The 10 Best Cast Biopics Ever

Angela Bassett playing Tina Turner:

Bassett’s performance was nearly flawless. That Bassett didn’t win an Oscar for playing the abused legendary rock star is one thing. The fact that Bassett has been offered so few quality roles in the 20 years since is darn near criminal.

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2 Comments

  1. SherriEtienne on April 25, 2012 at 10:27 am

    Wow! Good stuff Terry! I thoroughly enjoyed the journey and I think everyone was brilliant in their portrayals of these icons. I always thought Lindsay Lohan would play a good Raquel Welch, but seeing her and Liz side by side, she just might do alright as Liz. I mean if she can channel Liz’ spirit, I think capturing her complete essence will become second nature.

    And you’re right, Jamie Foxx as Ray is the epitome of all transformations of character thus far. He was Ray and I say if you’re gonna do it dammit, that’s how it should be done!

    Sheri Etienne