Fog City Mavericks
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While Los Angeles has been the capital of major studio filmmaking in America since the early ears of the 20th Century, in the northern part of California, San Francisco has become home to a different breed of filmmaker -- artists who treasure their independence and carefully guard their creative vision, even while working in the highest echelons of the commercial movie business. Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas are just two of the best-known directors to emerge from the San Francisco film community, and Fog City Mavericks is a documentary which pays homage to a number of important… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Entertaining if overly reverent."
‑ Sura Wood, Hollywood Reporter
"When "maverick" is thrown around this cheaply, it's just a step for somebody to mount an auteurist case for Chris Columbus."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, Slant Magazine
"As adulatory as a testimonial dinner, pic looks at talents well deserving of more complex, balanced treatment."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"Watching these well-known stories retold with fresh, innovative angles creates a very special, educational experience - absolute pure gold to anyone who has ever followed these careers with unabashed admiration."
‑ Brian Orndorf,
"This work reminds its lucky viewers why they fell in love with movie-going to begin with: the creative minds behind the frames that paint moving images to feed our imaginations."
‑ Emily Blunt, Blunt Review
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