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Radio Unnameable Reviews

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John Anderson
Variety
January 22, 2013
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
November 29, 2012
You're overwhelmed by the feeling that you've seen this tale of corporate greed and arrogant mismanagement before. Still, the filmmakers tell it with gusto.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
October 18, 2012
Radio Unnameable is at its best when it tries to find some visual analog to Fass' vibe, courtesy of cinematographer John Pirozzi, who takes beautiful snapshots of a sleepless city.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
September 21, 2012
Directors Paul Lovelace and Jessica Wolfson weave together archival visual and aural materials along with new interviews with Fass, his wife, Lynnie, and other WBAI alumni.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
September 20, 2012
A treasure trove of both visual and aural footage makes this terrific doc a keeper. Its affectionate appreciation of one man's long, strange trip through history make it a helluva lot of fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
September 18, 2012
It can make you wish - or, if you're lucky, remember - that you were a sleepless New Yorker in 1967, kept from loneliness by a gentle, soulful voice on the radio.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
September 18, 2012
A sporadically hard-selling homage to a cult hero from an overchronicled era ...
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Matt Singer
Time Out
September 18, 2012
As haunting and heroic as anything you'll see on the big screen this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5