Jamie Foxx, in a brilliant performance, feels his way into every groove and tremor of Ray Charles. Ray has a sprawling episodic structure that’s a bit lumpy, but it’s driven by the primal excitement of rock-and-soul at the moment of its discovery. Ray’s demons and temptations are portrayed without apology, as the expression of a man wired not to compromise his will.
Genre: Biography, Drama; Starring: Jamie Foxx, Curtis Armstrong, Warwick Davis, Regina King, Sharon Warren, Kerry Washington; Director: Taylor Hackford; Author: Robert Eisele, Taylor Hackford, James L. White, Jimmy White; Release Date Wide: 10/29/2004; Runtime (in minutes): 152; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Universal
Posted November 12 2004 — 12:00 AM EST
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