Moog (2004)

This feature documentary film explores the life of Bob Moog, who has been inventing and building electronic musical instruments for nearly half a century. It explores Moog's collaborations with musicians over the years as well as his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 17, 2004
DVD Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leighton Walter Kille
Boston Globe

For every insight, there are a half-dozen meandering conversations and unguided reminiscences.

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Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News

An affectionate portrait of Robert Moog.

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Rachel Gordon

It's unfortunate that there are so many ideas left behind before they get a chance to start

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Los Angeles Times

Fjellestad exhibits a playful adoration for the man and the otherworldly sounds of his machine in an intriguing rendering of one of music technology's seminal figures.

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Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times

The doc focuses exclusively on Robert Moog, and Robert Moog is, well, kind of boring.

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

There are things to be learned here, but it would take a real aficionado to geek out on all the knobs and circuit boards on display.

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Greg Burk
L.A. Weekly

Largely, you get to watch a nice old guy waxing philosophical in his beloved vegetable garden, in his workshop or amid city traffic.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

A collection of dry interviews and so-so music, it's better suited to public TV than the big screen.

E! Online

The testimonials are plentiful, coming from the varied likes of prog-rock kings Rick Wakeman and Keith Emerson to current turntablists like DJ Spooky, Money Mark and Mix Master Mike.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Eric Broome
As someone who loves his piano and old Juno-60, I was highly interested in this film's subject matter. But what a disappointment. This film isn't… More