Bones Brigade: An Autobiography (2012)



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Today skateboarding is omnipresent. Take a walk down any street in any town, and you are destined to see someone riding a skateboard. Well, it wasn't always like that. In the early '80s, skateboarding was fading away until Stacy Peralta brought a profoundly talented group of outsiders together and dubbed them the Bones Brigade. This documentary chronicles their epic rise, using awesome archival footage and moving first-person accounts from Brigade members Steve Caballero, Tommy Guerrero, Tony … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Sports & Fitness
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Written By: Tony Hawk, Stacy Peralta
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On DVD: Dec 4, 2012
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An exhaustive - no, make that exhausting - look at a team of young skateboarders ...

Full Review… | November 29, 2012
Toronto Star
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Like a high school reunion, filled with affectionate memories of an earlier, more innocent, time.

Full Review… | November 8, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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This film makes a great companion piece to Peralta's "Dogtown and Z-Boys,'' which leaves off where "Bones Brigades'' begins.

Full Review… | November 2, 2012
New York Post
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Gradually becomes an echo chamber of personal dramas and exploits, not to mention propulsive soundtrack cues - all within a sport already nursing a penchant for self-documentation.

Full Review… | November 1, 2012
New York Times
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The film risks self-importance, but when Peralta admits through tears just how much he loves his skater charges, it imparts what every parent knows ...

Full Review… | November 1, 2012
Village Voice
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Peralta's doc is a generous, tasty slice of skateboarding history.

Full Review… | October 31, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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