Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker (2013)

Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker

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Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
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Booker sparkles in the archival performance clips, and director Lily Keber wisely homes in on his live solo performances, bringing out his character and talent.

Full Review… | May 1, 2014
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...despite the title of the doc, which conjures up a madcap, heartbreaking tale, the film is a mostly workmanlike biopic that unfortunately can never match the energy of the subject it's trying to capture

Full Review… | July 30, 2013
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