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Thunder Soul Reviews

Joe Leydon
Variety
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February 23, 2012
Tom Long
Detroit News
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There's a purity -- sense of righteousness and reunion and optimism -- that makes Thunder Soul galvanizing. Also, the music is smoking hot, which is pretty amazing, considering it comes from a high school band. And a bunch of oldsters.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B

October 7, 2011
William Goss
Film.com
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All of the agreeable ingredients are there, but director Mark Landsman doesn't coast on the built-in feel-good factor.

Full Review Source: Film.com

October 7, 2011
John DeFore
Washington Post
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Arguably, the current generation of funk and soul revivalists owes a debt to musicians who forged their astonishing sound in between Algebra study sessions.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 3/4

October 7, 2011
Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
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Though it sometimes overplays the sentimentality, "Thunder Soul" gets not just the music but also the sense of possibility for this post-civil-rights generation.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 6, 2011
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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A precious scrap of American history.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 6, 2011
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Thunder Soul represents a feast for the senses, a soulful celebration of the black musical renaissance of the late '60s and '70s, but the filmmakers don't seem particularly interested in peering beneath the dazzling surface.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

September 29, 2011
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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An uplifting and entertaining film...

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/4

September 25, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Warm memories of one school under a groove and a moving ending that no screenwriter could improve upon.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/5

September 23, 2011
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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You may never have heard of the Kashmere Stage Band, but by the end of "Thunder Soul" you will wonder why.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 22, 2011
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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In an era when arts education is frequently on the chopping block, Thunder Soul reminds us of the impact that great music can have on both the listener and the performer.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

September 22, 2011
James Rocchi
MSN Movies
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Thunder Soul has real filmmaking, real history and real pleasure in it...

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 4/5

September 21, 2011
Eric Hynes
Time Out New York
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Serves as a rousing testament to the singular blessings of music education, since there's nothing inherent or automatic about kids learning how to groove.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

September 21, 2011
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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Sometimes you just can't fight the funk; as much as you might resist the film's more maudlin scenes, not succumbing to the band's signature tune, "Head Wiggle," is impossible.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 20, 2011
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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A genuinely moving and powerful doc about one of the great funk bands ever, that just happened to be a high school band.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

September 8, 2011
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