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The Man In Black

Advantages: Compelling, brilliantly acted, great music, insightful, sensitive
Disadvantages: Nothing of significance

RELEASED: 2005, Cert. PG RUNNING TIME: Approx. 136 mins DIRECTOR: James Mangold PRODUCERS: James Keach & Cathy Konrad SCREENPLAY: Gill Dennis & James Mangold MUSIC: T Bone Burnett MAIN CAST:- Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny cash Reese Witherspoon a ...

CelticSoulSister 02.03.2014 · Read full review
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How high is the water Mama..............?

Advantages: A Fascinating Insight into Johnny Cash's Life
Disadvantages: I Can't Think of Any

When I was a kid I often used to hear Johnny Cash's braying voice, blurting out from Dad's radiogram but I never knew a lot about the tall, lanky figure, dressed in black with a chiselled chin and a voice as deep and raw as the ocean. Until my sister ...

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Walk the Line said the Man in Black

Advantages: An engaging, touching story and exceptional performances
Disadvantages: Very little

"Walk the Line" chronicles the early years of legendary Country singer Johnny Cash from his childhood days, through to his rise to fame as a singer, his romance with June Carter, his decline into drug addiction and culminating in the now legendary concert ...

christianfilmcritic 05.04.2008 · Read full review
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Johnny Cash as Never Before Seen

Advantages: Excellent acting, great story, good songs
Disadvantages: June Carter annoying accent

After seeing this DVD so many times in Tesco and picking it up but then putting it back down I finally decided I would give it a go. I have to say that I am so pleased I did. The film is about the life of Johnny Cash and his rise to fame. The start of ...

sewbizzie 08.03.2009 · Read full review
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Walk this Way

Advantages: Great performances, good direction and a strong script
Disadvantages: Subtitled epilogue

Johnny Cash, the iconic Man in Black of Country music found a wellspring of inspiration in a life characterised by a self-destructive streak that saw him addicted to booze and prescription drugs. His life was further complicated by an upbringing marred by ...

afy9mab 10.09.2006 · Read full review
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