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Laughter is good for the "Soul"

"Soul Men" *** (out of four): Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson deliver plenty of smiles, laughs, and (of course) soul in this welcome addition to the road movie canon.

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"Soul Men" centers on two former back-up singers, Louis Hinds (Samuel L. Jackson) and Floyd Henderson (Bernie Mac), who had achieved modest success as a part of the 60's soul music act "Marcus Hooks and the Real Deal". Unfortunately for them, their lead singer, Marcus Hooks (a nice cameo by John Legend), left them to fend for themselves and found fame and fortune as a solo act. Henderson and Hinds were not so lucky, spending thirty years sinking into the footnotes of music history, until they are given the opportunity to reclaim past glory by performing at the star-studded tribute concert for the recently deceased Hooks. They just have to survive their long-standing feud and a drive from California to New York to get there.

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