Peter Benjaminson
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After Mary Wells Dared to Leave Motown, Did She Fall Off the Face of the Earth?
3 Jan 2013 // 5:25 PM

Back when Martha (Reeves) and the Vandellas and the Marvelettes would have one big hit and then nothing much for months, and the Supremes didn’t have a hit among their first nine releases, Mary Wells was Motown’s reigning pop star, queen and cash cow.

//Reviews

The Lost Supreme by Peter Benjaminson
29 May 2008 // 5:59 PM

A tellingly thin text, this book is content to coast along to the beat of the standard Behind The Music formula, complete with prose that feels readymade for Jim Forbes’ melodramatic voiceovers.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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