Re:Generation (2012)

Re:Generation (2012)



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A catalyst for musical innovation, Re:Generation Music Project is a new documentary that examines music's past, present and future, while yielding five revolutionary collaborations in the process. Directed by award-winning documentarian, Amir Bar-Lev, the documentary follows five electronic DJs/producers as they re-imagine music collaborating with influential artists from each genre. In the film, The Crystal Method, DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, Mark Ronson, and Skrillex use technology to mix musical styles and generations for the creation of five original tracks that are nothing short of magical. Re:Generation Music Project will enjoy a unique nationwide, one-night only theatrical release in select cities and venues on Feb. 16, 2012. Encore screenings to be scheduled for Feb 23rd. -- (C) Official Site
Documentary , Musical & Performing Arts
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as Skrillex
Mark Ronson
as Mark Ronson
DJ Premier
as DJ Premier
Pretty Lights
as Pretty Lights
as Nas
John Densmore
as John Densmore
Ray Manzarek
as Ray Manzarek
Robby Krieger
as Robby Krieger
Erykah Badu
as Erykah Badu
Martha Reeves
as Martha Reeves
LeAnn Rimes
as LeAnn Rimes
Ralph Stanley
as Ralph Stanley
The Berklee Symphony Orchestra
as The Berklee Symphony Orchestra
Zigaboo Modeliste
as Zigaboo Modeliste
The Funk Brothers
as The Funk Brothers
Trombone Shorty
as Trombone Shorty
The Dap-Kings
as The Dap-Kings
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Critic Reviews for Re:Generation

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (6)

An astounding exploration of the corrupt media that has shaped today's society into a mindless behemoth that knows more about Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton than it does the C.E.O.s who have made greed into a "positive" trait.

Full Review… | October 31, 2012
Top Critic

A well-meaning but overreaching documentary that strains to make a Theory of Everything argument about power and powerlessness in America. Ultimately, it fails to convince about much of anything.

May 3, 2012
Seattle Times
Top Critic

The film includes a disappointing amount of the mutual-admiration fluff that show-business types traffic in; everyone thinks everyone else is great and blah blah blah.

Full Review… | March 29, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Music fans of all stripes should appreciate Amir Bar-Lev's entertaining documentary - and in fact, that's the very idea he's aiming for.

Full Review… | March 29, 2012
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Pleasant but pointless, "Re:Generation Music Project" is a commercial in search of a product.

Full Review… | March 2, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The process recorded by helmer Amir Bar-Lev holds attention with its peek at the widely ranging personalities, work methods and expertise demonstrated by musicians of different generations and varying experience.

Full Review… | February 17, 2012
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Re:Generation


Its a bit vague and times but is a doc that has more than a few interesting points about young peoples relationship to media, apathy, and activism

Gordon Briggs
Gordon Briggs

Just finished. This was kinda cool. Interesting watching artists of a specific genre creating music of another genre. Big fan of Mark Ronson but I really really like what Pretty Lights did for the country song Wayfaring stranger. And who knew rapping over classical-ish music could be so engrossing.

Jeff Siperly
Jeff Siperly

An impressively executed concept. Some of the collaborations were more interesting to me than others, but I thought that reflected the scope of the project. Anyone with any interest in music will probably find something to like.

Chris LeRoux
Chris LeRoux

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