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By Beth Temkin | December 13, 2008
?Cadillac Records? is a musical drama about rock ?n? roll before Elvis Presley and is based on a true story. However, screenwriter, director and relative newcomer Darnell Martin fails in her attempt to write a cohesive script, covering too much with too little exposition. Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) opens a club in a black neighborhood in Chicago, building his success with the talents of 17-year-old Little Walter (Columbus Short), a harmonica genius, and electric guitarist and blues singer Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright)
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By Beth Temkin | December 13, 2008
?Cadillac Records? is a musical drama about rock ?n? roll before Elvis Presley and is based on a true story. However, screenwriter, director and relative newcomer Darnell Martin fails in her attempt to write a cohesive script, covering too much with too little exposition. Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) opens a club in a black neighborhood in Chicago, building his success with the talents of 17-year-old Little Walter (Columbus Short), a harmonica genius, and electric guitarist and blues singer Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright)
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