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Thunder Soul Reviews

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September 22, 2011
A touching tribute to a teacher who managed to inspire his students not only to do good work but to live good lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 21, 2011
Thunder Soul has real filmmaking, real history and real pleasure in it...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 21, 2011
Serves as a rousing testament to the singular blessings of music education, since there's nothing inherent or automatic about kids learning how to groove.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 20, 2011
Sometimes you just can't fight the funk; as much as you might resist the film's more maudlin scenes, not succumbing to the band's signature tune, "Head Wiggle," is impossible.
September 19, 2011
It traffics in broad feeling and fluff, but despite the familiarity of its themes, manages to not turn cloying.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 18, 2011
Moving and joyful, an authentic pleaser for crowds of all ages, inspiring for people in all seasons of life.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 8, 2011
A genuinely moving and powerful doc about one of the great funk bands ever, that just happened to be a high school band.
October 8, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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