Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)
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A portrait of the legendary Canadian rock band Rush from their early days in Toronto, through each of their landmark albums, to the present day.
Jun 10, 2010 Wide
Jun 29, 2010
D&E Entertainment - Official Site
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Dunn and McFadyen have done Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart the service of resolving their eventful, four-decade career. It's a smart, lyrical, often funny movie.
The great thing about "Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage" is that the documentary enables a new-found respect and regard for an incredibly energetic and creative band that recognize their strength as the sum of their talented parts.
Conveying information and insight without artifice, Beyond the Lighted Stage uses every frame to wittily and touchingly convey a story that had yet to be properly told -- about a band and improbable worldwide phenomenon that is Canada's own.
It's the three-dimensional portrait of the band members that sets the film apart.
A wonderfully engaging and genuinely interesting career profile of Rush, those most derided of prog-rock shriekers, tracing their path from anonymous Toronto suburbia to self-effacing power-trio legends.
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