Benita Ha. Jessica Bowden. Wally MacKinnon. Jennifer Dale. Louis Del Grande. Mike Crimp. Anna Cameron. Nancy Marshall. Rae Clark. Martha Irving. Zack Norman as Harry Munchack. Tim Robbins as Larry. Robin Williams as Joey O'Brien. Reviews Cadillac Man. Roger Ebert May 18, Now streaming on:. Powered by JustWatch. It all comes down to which kind of movie you'd really rather see. Now playing. Father Soldier Son Nell Minow. The real Howlin' Wolf must have been more complex; he couldn't read or write until he was past 40, but then he earned his high school equivalency diploma and studied accounting, an excellent subject for an associate of Leonard Chess.
Did Chess love the music? Brody's performance and the script by director Darnell Martin leave that question a little cloudy. Certainly he had good taste and an aggressive business instinct, and he didn't sit in an office in Loop but was behind the bar at the Macomba Lounge on Saturday nights in the late s, when some of his more alarming customers must have figured, hey, a white man that crazy, maybe it's not a good idea to mess with him.
Leonard was married but maintained a wall between his business and his family. If so, romance didn't blind him to her gifts, and in a movie where the actors do most of their own singing, her performances are inspired and persuasive. The Chess artists had an influence in more than one way on white rock singers. Rock 'n' Roll" and even played backup guitar to Berry. Given the number of characters and the time covered, Martin does an effective job of sketching the backgrounds of some of her subjects and doesn't go out of her way to indict Leonard's business methods did the singers know their Cadillacs were bought with their own money?
There is a poignant scene where Leonard arranges the first meeting between Etta James and her white father who was -- are you ready for this -- Minnesota Fats. The casting throughout is successful. Columbus Short suggests the building inner torments of Little Walter, and Cedric the Entertainer plays the singer-songwriter Willie Dixon as a creator and synthesizer. Nobody can really play Chuck Berry, but Mos Def does a great duck walk. Comments Big Len. Sink it in the Atlantic for use as an artificial reef.
Run screaming from this rusty, money pit! David G. Floors are gone? Stay away. Angel Cadillac Diva. Thank you, Connbackroads You learn something everyday. Jay There was a least one coach builder who used the clamshell design. Oh well…………….. Brad Mobley. Brad Mobley They might take on such a project because of their love for Cadillacs.
That interior is unfortunate. The best part of a Cadillac is the luxurious interior you get to be in while driving. This interior looks like a cheap redo of a New York City cab interior.
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History of economic thought History of macroeconomic thought Economics Political economy Mainstream economics Heterodox economics Post-autistic economics Degrowth World-systems theory Economic systems. Kenward C. When Chuck Berry goes to jail, Leonard is able to find another talented performer, Etta James, to take his place. Guy Medal Gold, The film is a fascinating record of the evolution of a black musical style, and the tangled motives of the white men who had an instinct for it. Summerland Glenn Kenny. William Flux H. During their escape, Mandy and Rick buy a red Cadillac convertible.
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