Fox Searchlight Pictures | Release Date: April 9, 2008
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MelindaS.Jun 21, 2008
I hope Bob Cilman, the chorus director, has a long and successful career. What he does with - and for - these amazing performers (and they are all performers first, singers second) is inspirational. Rock music is a complex and compelling I hope Bob Cilman, the chorus director, has a long and successful career. What he does with - and for - these amazing performers (and they are all performers first, singers second) is inspirational. Rock music is a complex and compelling thing, and this documentary gives it yet another dimension. Expand
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PatriciaB.Apr 11, 2008
This movie is a true gem. I haven't laughed -- or cried -- so much in ages! The "Fix You" segment alone is worth the price of admission. What's so great is that this isn't just a corny "look at all the old people, aren't This movie is a true gem. I haven't laughed -- or cried -- so much in ages! The "Fix You" segment alone is worth the price of admission. What's so great is that this isn't just a corny "look at all the old people, aren't they cute" kind of movie. Instead, we get to see several members of the chorus profiled on a more individual basis so you get a sense of their personalities. "Old people" aren't a nameless, faceless group separate from the rest of society. They're US many years from now. Just like folks in their teens, 20's, 30's and so on - they have their likes and dislikes... their strengths and weaknesses. And the filmmakers here really captured that sense of individuality, while at the same time really keeping the throughline focused on how the chorus comes together to put on these shows. There are even little "music videos" peppered throughout the film that are absolutely delightful. A must see! Expand
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KevinN.Apr 18, 2008
Really quite good. Fix You is absolutely marvelous. a bit slow at time though.
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ChrisMay 13, 2008
I was astonished to see that this film is not in the top 5 on the list. This is one of those films that everyone should see, especially those who are sitting on the pity pot. It is beautiful, touching, life-affirming story that will make you I was astonished to see that this film is not in the top 5 on the list. This is one of those films that everyone should see, especially those who are sitting on the pity pot. It is beautiful, touching, life-affirming story that will make you laugh and make you cry - and when you walk out of the theater you'll just want to start singing - take advantage of the fact that this film is in theaters and go see it ! You'll be glad you did. Expand
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ImOnFireMar 18, 2013
This movie is as inspiring as it is emotional as it is funny. It is a must watch music documentary. I did not like the background comments made by the director and following members of the group to the hospital was unnecessary and insensitiveThis movie is as inspiring as it is emotional as it is funny. It is a must watch music documentary. I did not like the background comments made by the director and following members of the group to the hospital was unnecessary and insensitive as well, but I looked past these flaws and thought it was incredible from start to finish. You have no reason not to watch this, seriously (and you don't even have to be a rock fan). Expand
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