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Meeting People Is Easy (1998)

An entertaining "rockumentary" about Radiohead that shows some of the tedium of being a rock star, as well as some of the fun stuff.

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An entertaining "rockumentary" about Radiohead that shows some of the tedium of being a rock star, as well as some of the fun stuff.

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Thom Yorke: The short history of the twentieth century, I mean I'm not very good with all this stuff, but there is a point when countries, whatever country... it almost happened in Mexico beginning of the year... because of the legacy of all the money that was lent to developing countries, and then you have vast conglomerates using the labor of those countries, this is justified as the marketplace, this is justified as this is how the world economy works, this is how it works, this is how it should be. We ...
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Written by Colin Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Jonny Greenwood, Phil Selway and Thom Yorke
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Its not as easy as it looks
7 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This highly cinematic documentary forces one to rethink the way s/he may think of life as a "rock star". Radiohead's unique stardom is portrayed in a dark and highly neurotic light. The pains of dealing with an incessant press, constant live performances, and travel around the nation bear down on these five men and produce tension that borders on nervous breakdown. When watching this film, the intense style transports this tension to the viewer, making it difficult to watch. But it adds insight to the band that has changed Rock music forever, and lets one understand better exactly what they are doing and going through. Well worth the headache and depression experienced afterwards. Meeting people is truly not easy.


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