I was shocked and saddened to hear that Chadwick Boseman passed on Friday at the age of 43. Although he may be gone, he nevertheless left us a helluva legacy with his body of work, especially those he completed after being diagnosed in 2016.
I just wanted to list out some of ones I’ve enjoyed in the event you have not seen them. I started watching him on Lincoln Heights, so that is where I start! ~ Vida
Lincoln Heights (2008-2009) ~ Video via janae78stl
Eddie Sutton (Russell Hornsby) is a dedicated Southern California police officer who lives with his family in a suburban apartment complex. When the department offers him the chance to own the run-down crack house he just raided, Eddie jumps at it . However, wife Jenn (Nicki Micheaux) and teenage kids Cassie (Erica Hubbard), Tay (Mishon Ratliff) and Lizzie (Rhyon Nicole Brown) are less than thrilled. The area is filled with danger, but good neighbors welcome the family to the community.
Nathaniel “Nate” Ray Taylor (Chadwick Boseman) is Eddie’s son with former flame Dana Taylor. Nate was raised down in the south by neither Eddie nor Dana. He served in Iraq in the Army. Eddie did not know Nate was his son until the season three finale. His age and the age of his parents implies they were very young when he was born, considering Eddie was already a teenager when Cassie was born. Season 4, he lives with the Suttons and does not get along with Tay. Nate goes back to Iraq, but he’s seriously injured during the war. He suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Source
42 (2013) ~ Video via Movieclips Trailers
In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford), legendary manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, defies major league baseball’s notorious color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to the team. The heroic act puts both Rickey and Robinson in the firing line of the public, the press and other players. Facing open racism from all sides, Robinson demonstrates true courage and admirable restraint by not reacting in kind and lets his undeniable talent silence the critics for him.
Draft Day (2014) ~ Video via Movieclips Coming Soon
Sonny Weaver Jr. (Kevin Costner) is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns. One of pro football’s most important days, NFL draft day, is drawing near, but Sonny has much more on his mind than just which players to recruit. His lover (Jennifer Garner) is pregnant, and the team’s owner (Frank Langella) wants to fire him. After Sonny accepts a deal with Seattle that nets him that team’s first-round pick, he immediately wonders if he has made the right choice for himself and the Browns.
Get on Up (2014) ~ Video via Movieclips Trailers
A chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
The survival of mankind hangs in the balance when Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, usurps Egypt’s throne and plunges the prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Hoping to save the world and rescue his true love, a defiant mortal named Bek (Brenton Thwaites) forms an unlikely alliance with the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). Their battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens for an epic confrontation.
Captain America: Civil War (2016) ~ Video via Completely Insaiyan
Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side. The movie also introduces the Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman).
Message from the King (2016) ~ Video via Netflix
On a relentless quest to avenge his sister’s murder, a man from Cape Town infiltrates a sprawling network of lowlifes and elites in Los Angeles.
Marshall (2017) ~ Video via Movieclips Trailers
Based on the early career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, this movie follows the young lawyer (Chadwick Boseman) to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur (Sterling K. Brown) against his wealthy white socialite employer (Kate Hudson) in a sexual assault and attempted murder trial.
Black Panther (2018) ~ Video via Marvel Entertainment
T’Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country’s past.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) ~ Video via Marvel Movies
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet — the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment.
Avengers: Endgame (2019) ~ Video via Sky Avenger
Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers — Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner — must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos — the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe.
21 Bridges (2019) ~ Video via Zero Media
An embattled NYPD detective is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy.
Da 5 Bloods (2020) ~ Video via Movie Coverage
Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.
And, yet to come to Netflix . . .
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020)
Netflix will be making producer Denzel Washington’s feature adaptation of August Wilson’s award-winning play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo and Michael Potts.
Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable “Mother of the Blues”.
“Ma Rainey” is Boseman’s last feature film.
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