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Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet Reviews

December 14, 2012
Music-centric doc offers an undepressing look at Lou Gehrig's disease.
December 14, 2012
[Becker] comes across as a warm, funny man blessed with a devoted family and friends.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 13, 2012
The film says frustratingly little about how everything is managed financially, but the perseverance by all concerned is beautiful to see.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 11, 2012
Jesse Vile's inspiring heartbreaker of a documentary is cleaved into two well-judged halves: We see Becker continuing on, robbed of speech and movement, yet undiminshed in his musical creativity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 11, 2012
Jesse Vile's expertly measured, emotional look at the life of a guitar prodigy cut down by ALS ...
December 7, 2012
The story that remains is intriguing without being transporting - the facts are all there but the emotion is largely lost in translation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 6, 2012
What gets you is the smile, which first lights up his face, and then the room, reflected by everyone else who is in it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 13, 2012
We never sense Becker's frustration or the forces that drive him, but we can still marvel at his dogged endurance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5