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LFF Review: Rolling Stones Doc 'Crossfire Hurricane' Is Little More Than A Familiar Nostalgia Trip

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • October 19, 2012 1:43 PM
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There’s been the little-seen “Charlie Is My Darling” and “Cocksucker Blues,” Jean-Luc Godard’s “Sympathy for the Devil,” 1970’s Altamont-focused “Gimme Shelter,” Julien Temple’s “Stones at the Max” and Martin Scorsese’s “Shine a Light,” and that’s just scratching the surface when it comes to documentaries that have put “the world’s greatest rock and roll band,” The Rolling Stones, up on the big screen. For a band who are celebrating their 50th anniversary perhaps that’s to be expected, but it leaves "Crossfire Hurricane" (the official celebration of said anniversary) with the onerous task of having to tell a story that has been well documented many times before.

Dustin Hoffman's 'Quartet' Gets Year End Release & Rolling Stones Doc 'Crossfire Hurricane' Goes HBO In October

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • August 30, 2012 3:11 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Two films are dropping near you soon, one with a bit of Oscar potential and other giving us yet another portrait of one of the most famous rock 'n' roll bands of all time.

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