Not a very well made doc. REM and The B52s are, of course, the most famous bands from Athens, GA. Other bands here range from great to uh, no thanks. The most interesting aspects of this doc were actually the Rev. Howard Finster and the awesome couple who built the Bible Gardens. Also, I want to eat at Walter's BBQ.
Every boy in this movie looks like he is a character straight from anime. Man, I hate that hairstyle. Then and now.
Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games) says she was inspired to write The Hunger Games after the poverty she saw in Iraq during the war. Uh huh.
Is anyone else buying that bullshit?
Still a great movie 14 years later.
My original review of this was very short because, although I enjoyed the film, I didn't think it warranted any kind of lengthy write-up. I still don't think it does, really but based on everything that has been said about it over the past two months I just wanted to say a few words on how I viewed it.
I enjoyed the movie for what it was; a movie about college male baseball players in 1980. Period. Linklater WAS a…