The Resurrection of Jake The Snake ★★½

As a documentary film, this is not good: it's basically a feature-length ad for DDP Yoga (which is great, but yeah) and relies far too heavily on viewers having seen - and been touched by - Barry Blaustein's far superior effort Beyond the Mat, which details among its stories the travails of a post-spotlight Jake 'The Snake' Roberts (indeed one of the many that inspired Aronofsky's The Wrestler). But seeing the positive changes in Jake's life that it documents? That's priceless to this longtime fan.

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