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This spirited, thoughtful look at unheralded but ubiquitous artists gives supreme credit where credit is due.
This illuminating documentary looks into a small corner of the music industry to find deeper truths about talent, artistry and success.
Loaded with stirring anecdotes and even richer music, Twenty Feet also makes for a fascinating study in ego sublimation.
An engaging look at the nexus of art and commerce, talent and hard work. It's a story of standing out and blending in, sometimes at the same time.
A film that may be the happiest time you'll have at the movies all summer.
This film festival favorite is a genuine crowd pleaser, meant to right a few wrongs in the music industry, offer a window into the lives of some hard-charging entertainers, and above all make audiences leave the theater humming a song.
Jubilant, informative, and teeming with iconic music, 20 Feet from Stardom is a riveting sit, blasting a spotlight on singers worthy of the intense heat.
Following Fisher and Hill verit? style on their busy days freshens the nostalgia. . . Informative and entertaining, gives well-deserved r-e-s-p-e-c-t. No auto-tuning or dubs.
20 Feet from Stardom is a thorough--to the point of feeling a bit long--document on the craft.
This is one of those documentaries that you just wish could keep going.
Celebrate and sing along.
Uplifting and intriguing, appealing to fans of R & B and classic rock 'n' roll.
With its pulsating soundtrack and compelling subject matter 20 Feet from Stardom is an exuberant celebration of some of modern music's most invaluable and unsung heroines.
20 Feet from Stardom has it all -- electric, revelatory stories, engaging personalities, and a gusto that takes you higher and higher.
The rich Rhythm and Blues music of rock's early days is the best of the best.
Its stories are so rich in detail -- and, alternately, humor, heartache and triumph -- that one will leave never quite being able to listen to the FM dial in quite the same way.
If you think the music industry is based on talent, think again, because some of the most dynamic singers in the business are virtual unknowns...
Regardless of musical preference, this worthwhile documentary that pays tribute to backup singers is a crowd-pleaser.
Want a feel-good movie this summer? Have I got the DOCUMENTARY for you!
A musical and historical treasure, a deep reflection on the vagaries of fame. Candid and moving, 20 Feet From Stardom is an unforgettable portrayal of some magnificent performers.
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