Easy Riders, Raging Bulls
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The 1970s have come to be regarded as the last true golden age of American filmmaking, and this documentary, based on Peter Biskind's book of the same name, looks both at the movies and the people who made them in an era when the Hollywood system was briefly turned upside down. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls begins in the late '60s as the major Hollywood film studios were suffering massive losses when expensive blockbusters began to fall out of favor and a new generation of more independent and free-thinking creative minds were starting to make themselves heard. With the critical and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is a comprehensive and uncompromising look at some of the films that still influence many independent film-makers today - an absolute must for fans of Seventies cinema."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"The movie works as a Cliff Notes version of the era."
‑ Matt Brunson, Creative Loafing
"Essential."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"A two-hour history lesson on the world's most fascinating subject, and it goes without saying that a flick like this is a Movie Animal's fondest wish."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"What nobody disputes is that the "film brat" generation of Spielberg, Lucas, et al., saved Hollywood. The question now is, who's to save us from the Hollywood they created?"
‑ Thomas Delapa, Boulder Weekly
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