Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Reviews

August 14, 2007
August 13, 2004
Affable and hugely entertaining.
August 13, 2004
A fitting epitaph for a giant few people outside the industry knew but whose work everybody heard.
August 13, 2004
Visually appealing.
August 13, 2004
The film is full of artists' stories and testimonials from both the old and new schools of the music industry. But it is the delightfully charming Dowd that makes the movie. He's a hoot, and a legendary one at that.
August 13, 2004
As a probing look at a really nice-guy genius in the studio world, it succeeds admirably.
August 13, 2004
Deserves credit, not only for choosing a wonderful and deserving subject for a film, but for doing him proud.
August 13, 2004
A loving portrait of 50 years of pop music and a man who by all accounts was a musical genius.
August 13, 2004
Shows firsthand the appreciation and warmth from the musicians who worked with him.
August 12, 2004
If you care about the popular music of the last 50 years, this is a documentary you'll want to see.
August 12, 2004
Includes many fascinating anecdotes about the creation of some of the most famous modern rock and soul recordings.
August 10, 2004
Moormann's film transcends A&E hagiography, and Dowd's spry egoism and science-hipster joie de vivre provide piquant icing.
April 17, 2004