My Dinner with Jimi
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My Dinner with Jimi
Although he later received notoriety as a member of Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention and as half of the duo Flo & Eddie, Howard Kaylan is likely best remembered as the lead singer of the 1960s pop band the Turtles. It is this period of his life that Kaylan illustrates in his autobiographical screenplay for My Dinner With Jimi. Beginning right before the band hit it big with their single "Happy Together," the film follows Kaylan (played here by Justin Henry from Kramer vs. Kramer) as he and his bandmates struggle through gigs at small clubs and spend their free time hanging out… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"More a collection of dubiously myth-serving, purple-hazed '60s' sketches than anything else."
‑ Geoff Pevere, Toronto Star
"Great fun, an old hippie's anecdote brought to life."
‑ Jim Slotek, Jam! Movies
"Sweet and warm but not particularly profound."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"We can groan over those terrible wigs all we want, but by the end of the picture, we're still taken in by Kaylan's dizzying story."
‑ David Cornelius,
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