Associate Film Programmer at AFI Silver
The film's banal talking head structure is at once its worst weakness and greatest strength. While not cinematically engaging at all, the fact that so many of the interviewees were the ones actually there gives it an undeniable gravitas. Perhaps this is a personal issue, given my dislike of talking heads (not the band, though) and love of Pink Floyd. I've read the nigh-legendary story of Syd Barret materializing at Abbey Roads during the recording sessions for Wish You Were…
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This kid rowed his ass to Antarctica singlehandedly.
A touch moralistic but I think it's a wonderful lesson to teach kids and it's so cute. I like how the penguins all look alike but the boy is able to tell which is his - now that's friendship.