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The documentary is soft and just a two hour puff piece. You get all access to a band like this and you don't go into the real depths about the band and ask hard questions? What about their wives, girlfriends?
Why didn't Cameron Crowe interview Dave Abbruzzese for example? I think every fan considers him being a big part of the band's history. Eddie Vedder never had a good reason firing him so he's probably still a little embarrassed about it...that's probably the reason he didn't want to talk about it. That's the thing...if you want to make a TRULY great documentary you have to also include the things which are unpleasant for the band members.
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