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What's Love Got To Do With It? Reviews

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Candice Russell
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

What`s Love Got to Do With It is sizzling film fare.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

July 29, 2013
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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A powerful portrait of emotional endurance, propelled by the outstanding performances of Bassett and Fishburne, both of whom lend a crucial dimension to the gradual redundancies of Kate Lanier's otherwise insightful screenplay.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

July 29, 2013
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Their nuanced performances give a spectrum of emotional shadings to a black-and-white script that casts Tina as the Beauty to Ike's unreconstructed Beast.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

July 29, 2013
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

[Fishburne's] performance is the one X factor in What's Love Got To Do With It, which in most respects is an entertaining if conventional pop star biography.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

July 29, 2013
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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Angela Bassett is a wonderfully sympathetic screen presence who may have a big career ahead of her.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2013
Terrence Rafferty
New Yorker
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Fishburne's astonishing portrayal of Ike is what holds the movie together. The actor builds, in precise increments, a devastating portrait of a macho control freak; he even finds a kind of ghastly humor in the character's madness.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

July 29, 2013
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Though the picture rightfully belongs to Bassett, a final word must be said about Fishburne, who never fails to make Ike seem human if not defensible. Even in defeat, he is remarkably compelling.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

July 29, 2013

Film4

Agreeably camped-up biopic, ringing with righteous sentimentality and brassy defiance, with a furiously good central performance from Bassett.

Full Review Source: Film4

July 29, 2013

Empire Magazine

Basset genuinely holds your sympathy as the little country girl Anna Mae Bullock, singing and suffering her way to superstardom and personal liberation, [and] Fishburne is sensational.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

July 29, 2013
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Angela Bassett gives a superbly versatile performance as the heroine, and Laurence Fishburne's portrayal of Ike Turner consolidates his status as one of the most expressive and intelligent actors in movies today.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

July 29, 2013
Clifford Terry
Chicago Tribune
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Brian Gibson, who directed the script by Kate Lanier, seems to have trouble taking charge of his material as he skips through the years.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

July 29, 2013
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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A powerful, joyful, raw, energetically acted bio-pic detailing the joys and pain of the on- and offstage lives of blues rockers Ike and Tina Turner.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

July 29, 2013
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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As a powerhouse showcase for the acting talents of Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne and as a potent portrayal of wife beating and the emotions that surround it, it's quite a show.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

July 29, 2013
Stephen Hunter
Baltimore Sun

It's an astonishing movie, first because despite the pathology of the relationship, it's not only about victimization; it's a celebration of spirit, both religious and human, about a woman who finally found the guts (and the faith) to say "No more."

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 29, 2013

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Fishburne and Bassett are both extraordinary, and though the story is inevitably slanted to Tina's perspective, Fishburne makes Ike a complex and compelling presence.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

July 29, 2013
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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A splashy, volatile, crowd- pleasing rock-star melodrama that makes up in sheer emotional wallop what it sometimes lacks in finesse.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

September 7, 2011
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Powerful bio of Tina Turner with domestic violence, drugs.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

March 1, 2011
Variety Staff
Variety
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A passionate personal and professional drama that hits both the high and low notes of an extraordinary career.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

As Tina Turner, Angela Bassett gives a powerhouse well-deserved Oscar-nominated performance, but the biopic has more than its fair share of showbiz cliches.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

February 13, 2008
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Angela Bassett shakes her tail feather with aplomb and pins down the singer's gestures with amazing precision. Top honours, however, belong to Fishburne's swaggering, savage portrayal of Ike.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
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