Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

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Critic Consensus: Lightning in a Bottle pays dazzling tribute to the blues by capturing its power and excitement through backstage interviews and performance footage.

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A one night, one time only concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in which some of the greatest performers in the history of Blues music, including BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Steven Tyler and Macy Gray performed together. Captures the emotional spontaneity that only live performances of the Blues can. Interviews with BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Chris Thomas King, Dr. John, Jimmie Vaughn, Honeyboy Edwards, Ruth Brown, Shemekia Copeland, Solomon Burke, Steve Jordan, and Vernon Reid.
Rating:
PG-13 (for brief strong language)
Genre:
Documentary , Musical & Performing Arts , Special Interest
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Critic Reviews for Lightning in a Bottle

All Critics (63) | Top Critics (26)

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Full Review… | November 16, 2011
Time Out
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Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | August 15, 2007
Time Out
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August 13, 2007
Rolling Stone
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Full Review… | February 8, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | July 20, 2005
Houston Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for Lightning in a Bottle

What an honour to see this film with Antoine Fuqua and a collection of the legends that were finally honoured. A wonderful night of blues.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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I would prefer to have just seen the concert without all the stories and behind the scenes, but it is still a great dvd that highlights the history of blues. Nothing can keep you from tapping your feet when Solomon Burke sings "Love Light".

Jake Conrad
Jake Conrad

(***): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] A good concert film, especially if you're into the blues.

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