Ride, Rise, Roar
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The David Byrne concert film blends riveting onstage performances with intimate details of the creative collaborations that make the music and performance happen. It blends the energy and charisma of classic Talking Heads with the heartfelt pathos of David Byrne and Brian Eno's most recent collaboration. Between the songs, the film achieves an unprecedented intimacy with David Byrne and the band, documenting behind-the-scenes auditions, rehearsals, and interviews with key players while revealing the creative process that led to the show's unique fusion of pop music and modern dance.… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"With only his silver-fox thatch betraying the years since classic Stop Making Sense, Byrne wriggles and writhes through a groovy set of polyrhythmic pop."
‑ Kevin Harley, Total Film
"Curtis's film is more a series of snapshots, the flow frustratingly interrupted by lengthy interview segments that might have best been set aside as DVD extras."
‑ Terry Staunton, Radio Times
"Entertaining behind-the-scenes music tour documentary film, enlivened by some terrific songs and some amusingly offbeat dance routines..."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"Byrne comes across as an affable, watchable performer, always up for a new idea or three."
‑ Andrew Pulver, Guardian
"Everything that happens... will soon be forgotten."
‑ Katie McCabe, Little White Lies
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