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Barbershop Punk

Barbershop Punk (2011)

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Is "The Man" controlling the vertical, the horizontal, and the channel you'll be on? In a privatized American Internet, is big business "Big Brother" or does the free market protect and serve the needs of the average citizen with its invisible hand? With the simple act of swapping files, barbershop quartet baritone Robb Topolski finds himself at ground zero of a landmark case whose outcome will affect the rights of every American citizen. Following one man's personal quest to defend what he

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The urgency of this complex and far-reaching issue, coupled with the undeniable appeal of the Everyman story that triggered the debate, will propel "Punk" to harmonious fest exposure and tenacious afterlife.

October 16, 2012 Full Review Source: Variety
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An engaging, provocative documentary using one man's crusade against Comcast (now merged with NBC Universal) to explore issues of Web freedom.

November 10, 2011 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Dovetails with the current Occupy message but still feels rather stale.

November 8, 2011 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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Solid documentary explores how sweetly harmonized barbershop music catalyzed a battle between First Amendment proponents and the telecommunications industry.

November 9, 2010 Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter
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The first film to tackle the all-important subject of whether the Comcast's and Time-Warner's of the world will have the power to control what we see, hear or post on the Internet. Gives the term "net neutrality" a flesh-and-blood urgency.

November 13, 2011 Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews
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An impotent exploration of the fight to take the Internet out of the hands of the Man.

November 9, 2011 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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