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A Mighty Wind

12 Ratings: 3.2
A comedy movie directed by Christopher Guest

There'sA Mighty Winda-blowin', along with the gales of laughter you'll get from Christopher Guest's third exercise in brilliant "mockumentary." After tackling small-town theatricals inWaiting for Guffmanand obsessive dog-show … see full wiki

Director: Christopher Guest
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 16, 2003
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about A Mighty Wind
review by . September 06, 2006
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Without a shadow of a doubt, hands-down, Christopher Guest is the master of the mockumentary. No other filmmaker can come close to the brilliance that Guest and his repertory ensemble of actors produce when they all come together to form a movie. A MIGHTY WIND is another of Guest and Co.'s projects that examines the inner workings of the folk music business. In the movie, folk music icon Irving Steinbloom (Stuart Luce) passes away and his son, Jonathan (Bob Balaban) decides to put together a memorial …
review by . June 03, 2004
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When discussing three of the films in which Christopher Guest has been centrally involved thus far (i.e. Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, and A Mighty Wind), it would be inaccurate to suggest that they follow the same formula. Rather, Guest is guided by an equation which consists of the following: an ensemble company of immensely talented actors, hilarious satirical material presented in a "mockumentary" style, and a multi-dimensional plot which concludes with a Grand Event. He directed the three …
review by . July 09, 2003
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Pros: some funny parts, Coolidge     Cons: disappointing overall, too many characters, bland songs     The Bottom Line: A Mighty Wind has its moments but pales in comparison to This is Spinal Tap and Best in Show.      A Mighty Wind, the latest "mockumentary" from writer/director/actor Christopher Guest and writer Eugene Levy takes most of the crew from Best in Show and re-casts them as folk singers, promoters, and eccentric family members. …
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