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WATCH: New Music-Filled Featurette for Likely Oscar Doc Winner '20 Feet From Stardom'

Watch a new featurette for documentary fave "Twenty Feet From Stardom," which follows the film's breezy road from Sundance to awards season glory, featuring clips and live musical performances.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 17, 2014 1:54 PM
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After Years in Shadow, Oscar Winner '20 Feet From Stardom' Lets Backup Singers Take Center Stage (UPDATED)

"20 Feet From Stardom"
It was a big task for a little documentary to go up against the likes of "Man of Steel," "Monsters University" and "World War Z." In a way, though, it's a fitting role for Morgan Neville's film. Those big popcorn flicks can hold up a mirror to our lives, but "20 Feet from Stardom" goes deeper. By asking questions about sex, race and the American dream, it challenges us to look critically at our collective, national soul. In doing so, it's one of the most important films of the year.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • November 26, 2013 4:01 PM
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