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Gary Numan: Android in La La Land (2016)

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At the end of the 1970s, Gary Numan found himself to be one of the world's biggest-selling recording artists, "Are 'Friends' Electric?" and "Cars" were huge hits, no one had heard, or seen, anyone like Gary Numan. The Asperger's syndrome that helped forge Numan's tunnel-like ambition, informing his music and image, also brought problems. At a time when the public knew little about the condition, the press labeled him a freak, one paper suggested his parents should have been doctored for giving birth to him. Depression, anxiety, near bankruptcy and a long period in the wilderness followed. Then Numan fell in love with his biggest fan, Gemma, who helped him rediscover his passion for music.

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Critic Reviews for Gary Numan: Android in La La Land

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (1)

Directors Steve Read and Rob Alexander center their documentary on the production of Numan's 2013 album Splinter; this approach allows for a fine introduction to Numan's music, but the other subjects are addressed too briefly to cohere as a narrative.

April 14, 2016 | Full Review…

Numan emerges as an unlikely star from his guide to a rock life, and more likeable for it.

January 1, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A sweetly compelling music documentary.

October 10, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's stylish, cleanly structured and pacey, but in the end it feels more like a fan doc than an objective appraisal.

September 9, 2016 | Full Review…

Full of fine musical moments and sparky domestic banter, this unveiling of the unexpectedly sweet side of a famously inert pop icon should intrigue more than devoted Numanoids.

August 28, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The film focuses on real estate and Numan's move from the UK to the US. It's like a celebrity version of APlace in the Sun.

August 28, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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