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Better Than Something: Jay Reatard Reviews

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New York Magazine/Vulture
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Lindsey himself makes for a fairly outgoing interview subject, but the real attraction here is the dedication and care shown for him and his memory by the close-knit community of Memphis musicians and fans.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

October 12, 2012
Eddie Cockrell
Variety
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Better Than Something: Jay Reatard offers an uncommonly intimate portrait of the prolific garage-punk phenom who died of a drug/alcohol cocktail in 2010.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 12, 2012
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

An intimate if drive-by quasi-portrait of the artist in mostly his own self-deprecating, wryly humorous and sometimes painfully revealing words...

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 3/4

March 2, 2012
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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[The directors] cede narrative structure to their interview subjects, which may fulfill some goal of objectivity but cheats the viewer of depth or a clear point of view.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 1, 2012
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

It's evident that he would have evolved as a musician and a man, and this tight and candid film makes you regret that he no longer can.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B+

March 1, 2012
Jeff Albertson
Seattle Times
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A fascinating and bittersweet documentary about an iconic garage-rock musician who died at the peak of his creative output.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 1, 2012
Noel Murray
AV Club
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Better Than Something doesn't really try to resolve the mystery of how someone could be simultaneously so productive and destructive.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

March 1, 2012
Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
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Like the longhair with the foghorn falsetto it's titled after, this unfussy rock-doc profile is shaggy, sophisticated, and more than a little sad.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 28, 2012
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Intimacy doesn't completely give rise to insight in this loving, if largely for-fans-only, posthumous portrait of Memphis-bred punk rocker Jay Reatard.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 26, 2012
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