Coachella Reviews

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Patrick MacDonald
Seattle Times
June 9, 2006
Captures the fun, beauty and excitement of the annual summertime rock festival of the same name.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Siran Babayan
L.A. Weekly
March 9, 2006
Just as SoCal was ripe for a multigenre, Euro-style music festival, so was Coachella ready for a documentary that captured the euphoric excitement of watching live bands and dancing to pulsating electronica in a sweaty, glow-stick-lit tent.
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
January 25, 2006
An excellent overview of the ambiance and showcased talent at arguably the best annual U.S. rock festival ...
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Aidin Vaziri
San Francisco Chronicle
January 25, 2006
Unlike D.A. Pennebaker's great concert documentaries such as Monterey Pop and Don't Look Back, Coachella doesn't quite capture the stretches of tedium and fits of excitement that come with actually being at an event like this ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4