Getting It Right: ‘Sylvie’s Love’ and ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Strive for Jazz Authenticity


Call me nerdy or OCD, but I get aggravated at movies that botch locations imprinted in my DNA. As an example, it’s a dealbreaker when a film set in downtown Manhattan, where I grew up, shows traffic on Third Street running east when it should go west, brings the A-train to the wrong subway station,

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