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MPAA Rating: PG-13
Theater Release: 10/29/2004
Video Release: 2/1/2005
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Same Song, New Arrangement - By Jeffrey Chen
In a noble and noteworthy attack on that narrative mule known as the biopic, the first two-thirds of Ray offers a swirl of movement, moments, and music. Even so, the disguise is a bit thin -- the biography of the late blind gospel-jazz singer, Ray Charles,... MORE >>

Music and Demons - By Betty Jo Tucker
Biopics usually make me uncomfortable, especially when they’re about someone who has family members and friends still living. Unfortunately, this bias effects my overall impression of these films -- and, despite Jamie Foxx’s incredible performance as the legendary Ray Charles... MORE >>

Making It Look Easy - By John P. McCarthy
By virtue of his synthesizing influence on popular music, Ray Charles led a life worth treating at length. Anchored by Jamie Foxx's soulful performance, this conventional biopic certainly does it justice -- at least up until 1966 when the itinerant pianist and vocalist kicked his... MORE >>

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