Easy Riders, Raging Bulls
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Based upon Peter Biskind's book of the same name, this BBC-produced documentary traces the rise of a generation of Hollywood filmmakers who briefly changed the face of movies with a more personal approach that pushed the boundaries of what was acceptable onscreen. Influenced by such European directors as Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, and Federico Fellini, the movement kicked off in the mid-'60s with two films directed by Arthur Penn: Mickey One and Bonnie and Clyde. (The latter had been offered to both Godard and Truffaut before it wound up with producer/star Warren Beatty 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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