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Contemporary Color (2016)

PG-13 | | Documentary, Music | 14 April 2016 (USA)
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In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles,... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Simon Bennett ... Announcer
Christian Delmotte ... Brigadiers Director
Joe Harris ... Somerville HS Director
Mike Hartsock ... Himself
Matt Hurley ... Black Watch Director
Zola Jesus ... (as Nika Danilova)
Tom Krell
Holly Laessig
John LeMire ... Alter Ego Director
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In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. Recruiting performers that include the likes of Saint Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Ad-Rock, and Ira Glass to collaborate on original pieces with 10 color guard teams from across the US and Canada, Contemporary Color is a beautifully filmed snapshot of a one-of-a-kind live event.

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language.
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$1,451, 3 March 2017, Limited Release

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$15,275, 21 April 2017
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just your standard concert movie with a whole lot of color.
17 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

I somehow stumbled upon this movie and it looked very well whats the word: interesting. Contemporary Color just looked like another concert movie wannabe but they just add color guards and singers that no one have ever heard of (minus Nelly Furtado) and you have a movie that tried to be a documentary but in the end, turned out to be just one colorful mess. i mean, don't get me wrong. there were some postives to this film. 1) the color guards were very good. 2) the singers had good songs. 3) the fact it took place in NY was good too. what i also didn't get was that they event took place in 2015 so maybe 2016 would have been a good release year besides 2017. but ethier way, i was very happy with the whole vibe of the movie and i would see this movie again for sure.


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