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I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Reviews

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October 17, 2002
The film doesn't show enough of the creative process or even of what was created for the non-fan to figure out what makes Wilco a big deal.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 6, 2002
Plays like a checklist of everything Rob Reiner and his cast were sending up.
August 5, 2002
As Tweedy talks about canning his stockbroker and repairing his pool, you yearn for a few airborne TV sets or nude groupies on the nod to liven things up.
August 5, 2002
Largely a for-fans artifact.
September 27, 2002
It's a very tasteful rock and roll movie. You could put it on a coffee table anywhere.
November 1, 2002
Is there enough material to merit a documentary on the making of Wilco's last album?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 16, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 6, 2002
Wilco fans will have a great time, and the movie should win the band a few new converts, too.
September 5, 2002
You leave I Am Trying thinking it's great Wilco made the record they wanted to make but wondering what'll happen next time around.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 9, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
October 25, 2002
If you aren't already a fan of Wilco, a critical darling led by the talented and wily songwriter Jeff Tweedy, the film does little to enlighten or recruit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 17, 2002
[Tweedy] appears a shy, truthful artist, and his songs back up that image. But is the movie a promotional device that's hiding the real thing?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 10, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
October 1, 2005
It is an often overlooked gem of a movie, chronicling the creative process of making a personal record in more detail than has even been seen. Also, the film is helped tremendously by some great music from Wilco, and a ironic, triumphant twist of real-lif
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 16, 2002
An interesting look behind the scenes of Chicago-based rock group Wilco...
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 13, 2002
An undeniably gorgeous, terminally smitten document of a troubadour, his acolytes, and the triumph of his band.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 27, 2002
Even if you don't know the band or the album's songs by heart, you will enjoy seeing how both evolve, and you will also learn a good deal about the state of the music business in the 21st Century.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 14, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 11, 2002
A few steps up from VH1's "Behind the Music" series.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 20, 2002
Required viewing for fans of the band, but I didn't know anything about Wilco and I was amused and entertained by their story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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