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[Director Temple's] documentary can be quite clear-eyed, especially when exploring Strummer's lesser-known years before and after The Clash. As Strummer attempts to define and redefine himself, he seems human but still heroic.
The movie fascinates not so much because of Strummer, whose brooding temperament and flash-and-burn career arc seems pretty routine by rock standards, but because of the way Temple organized and edited the film.
Joe Strummer may have sung 'I'm So Bored with the U.S.A.,' but American audiences will be anything but bored with music video innovator Julien Temple's coruscating celebration of the iconic Clash singer/songwriter.