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Gimme Shelter Reviews

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January 18, 2013
It's knowing about the killing, and waiting for it to happen on the screen that gives the film its energy and thrust.
March 18, 2009
Essential.
| Original Score: 5/5
September 29, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 28, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 82/100
March 5, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 28, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
March 28, 2003
This look at the Rolling Stones' disastrous concert at Altamont is so chilling it will prevent anyone from ever looking back at the 1960s with rose-colored glasses.
| Original Score: 5/5
November 29, 2006
Though upsetting, the film remains an eye-opening eyewitness report on the counterculture experience in its decline.
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 6, 2009
... put a frame around the notorious Altamont Speedway free concert that became the grim bookend to the decade.
June 2, 2002
There are so many great and terrible things about this documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 28, 2002
This is a seminal rock doc, and the actual music is only a small part of the magic.
Read More | Original Score: A
September 5, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
May 28, 2002
There exist few films that exclaim their time's ideas with such gravity as Gimme Shelter.
June 9, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
November 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 23, 2001
Concepts of viewing that are often dealt with subconciously are brought to a blinding light by the Maysles Brothers.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 23, 2012
'Gimme Shelter' is not a concert film but a statement of a sea change, of the group way back when and of an end to its and the public's innocence and to the counterculture that once flourished.
September 5, 2003
A disturbing time capsule that showcases the anti-Woodstock
| Original Score: 5/5
February 27, 2001
much like the '60s itself: both enthralling and incredibly disturbing
| Original Score: 4/4
December 29, 2006
The most fascinating aspect about the film is how it traces the anatomy of the disaster that was Altamont.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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