The Yale-trained actress proved she was more than worthy of an Oscar with her performance.
Angela Bassett transformed from naive ingénue Anna Mae Bullock to rock’s most powerful superstar of the 1980s and 1990s.
That transition tapped into the music legend’s emotions and sensibilities, allowing Bassett to capture the future Rock and Rock Hall of Famer’s life seamlessly.
Her scenes with Laurence Fishburne’s Ike Turner alone should’ve made her a shoo-in for Best Actress.
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