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Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (2016)

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (2016)

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Critic Consensus: Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words offers an illuminating primer for Zappa novices as well as an entertaining retrospective for diehard fans.

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This documentary explores the life and career of avant-garde musician Frank Zappa entirely via archival footage of the man, including interviews and concert performances. Directed by Thorsten Schütte.

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Any true Zappa fan will eat this stuff up. For novices it may open up the universe.

August 19, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Detroit News
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"Eat That Question" may be of most interest to Zappa fans, but newcomers to the man and his music may also find it well worth a look.

July 28, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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It's a good reminder, or introduction, for a multi-talent like no other.

July 14, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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You don't have to be a fan of Frank Zappa's music to enjoy "Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in HIs Own Words," Thorsten Schutte's documentary.

July 14, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Arizona Republic
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Although there is some nice performance footage, the film isn't a good way for a beginner to get a grip on Zappa's music, which spans from proto-punk to classical. It is a nice journey through Zappa's mind for the already converted.

July 8, 2016 | Full Review…
Newsweek
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Eat That Question, a fascinating and compelling dive into an artist's uniquely ticking parts, gives voice to a complex dude and broadens the picture.

July 8, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Globe and Mail
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