Greenwich Village: The Music That Defined A Generation makes you wish you'd been there too, hearing it all for the first time.
| Original Score: 3/5
Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation behaves altogether too much like the generation that got defined - yep, its starts out energetic and fresh only to age into tedious self-importance.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Its blandly generic title is all too disappointingly germane to this loving but far from incisive documentary covering a vital time in music history.
Documentarian Laura Archibald has rounded up an impressive group of survivors ...
| Original Score: 3/4
The film's pleasures are the same ones offered by a sprawling, lavishly illustrated magazine spread.
Though lacking narrative focus, it offers rich impressions of a New York City artistic community that profoundly influenced American popular culture.
| Original Score: 2/4
Director Laura Archibald's approach is fatally safe, often turning poets into self-congratulatory windbags.
| Original Score: 1.5/4