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A Brief Review of Anvil: The ...

A Brief Review of Anvil: The Story of Anvil

Last night I checked out Sacha Gervasi's widely-talked about documentary Anvil: The Story of Anvil about the influential, yet under appreciated '80s Canadian Metal band that has never given up the dream of making it big. Some have called it the "real-life Spinal Tap " due to all the tour mishaps and band squabbles that are depicted in the film, but, in the end, the story of Anvil is much bigger than those things--even bigger than the music. It's a moving and deeply human story.

At it's heart (it has a lot of it) it's about believing in oneself and appreciating one's experiences and relationships in life. It also leads the viewer, and the film's protagonist, to question the definition .... 12:02 a.m. Tuesday 5th May 2009 EST
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