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"CLASSIC-ROCK ERA'S GREATEST CULT BAND"

- Rolling Stone

"A PASSIONATE TRIBUTE TO [BIG STAR’S] BRILLIANT, BEAUTIFUL MUSIC."

- New Yorker

"A DESERVED TRIBUTE THAT PUTS US INSIDE THE MUSIC, AND THE HEAD SPACE, OF A GREAT, LOST BAND."

- New York Times

"For anyone already curious, THE FILM DELIVERS THE GOODS."

- Stephanie Zacharek, Village Voice

"A fine documentary on the classic-rock era's greatest cult band."

- Will Hermes, Rolling Stone

"A HEARTFELT TRIBUTE TO THE CRIMINALLY OVERLOOKED BAND."

- Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly

"A deserved tribute that puts us inside the music, and the head space, of a great, lost band. A well-sourced account of a perfect, broken dream."

- Nicholas Rapold, NY Times

"GRADE A PLUS! Whether or not you are familiar with the band or their music, this movie will fill you with a rare kind of musical euphoria. You’ll love it."

- Cole Smithey.com

"IT HAS THE POWER OF A POP MYTH."

- J.R. Jones, Chicago Reader

"It tells their story with loving care in a doc that will be embraced by generations of music nerds who can't imagine a world without them."

- John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter

"Both a smart, definitive documentary and the ultimate love letter to its subject."

- John Beifuss, Memphis Commercial Appeal

"Drew DeNicola tells their story with loving care in a doc that will be embraced by generations of music nerds who can't imagine a world without them."

- Hollywood Reporter

"The movie is brilliant-a boon to Big Star fans, as well as an indispensible primer for anyone who ever has wondered what artists such as the dB's, R.E.M., Matthew Sweet, the Bangles, the Replacements, Teenage Fanclub, This Mortal Coil, the Posies and literally thousands of others found so inspiring."

- WBEZ

"The movie is destined to be a seminal rock doc in the canon, and one that will bring Big Star to a new generation of fans."

- Indiewire

"A fine documentary on the classic-rock era's greatest cult band."

- Will Hermes, Rolling Stone

"Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is a feisty, moving tribute."

- Ain't It Cool News

"It has the power of a pop myth."

- Chicago Reader

"The execution is first-rate…should satisfy both long-term acolytes and those newly curious of Big Star’s timeless artistry."

- The Skinny (UK)

"Directors Drew DeNicola and Olivia Mori have gathered an impressive amount of memorabilia on the band and captured some amazingly insightful, funny, and sometimes heartbreaking commentary."

- PopShifter

"A Brilliant movie-a boon to Big Star fans, and an indispensable primer."

- Jim DeRogatis, WBEZ

"A smart, entertaining, definitive documentary and love letter to Big Star."

- John Beifus, Commercial Appeal

"Destined to be a seminal rock doc that will bring Big Star to a new generation of fans."

- Katie Walsh, The Playlist on Indiewire


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About The Film

The definitive documentary about the beloved and influential 70s rock band Big Star. Together less than four years, the band flirted with mainstream success but never achieved it. Nonetheless, they produced a body of work of seminal importance to pop and alternative music, influencing major artists like REM, The Replacements, Elliot Smith, Beck, The Flaming Lips and countless others.

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Director:
Drew DeNicola

Producer:
Danielle McCarthy

Rated PG-13 for drug references and brief strong language.

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