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  • A fresh and unexpected documentary that plays like a nail-biting mystery and a ticket to ride the whirlwind where art and commerce do battle. show more

  • While all the interview subjects are enthusiastic, the overall lack of familiarity with Rodriquez's personal background and career collapse begin to drag. show more

  • Sugar Man is most interesting when it touches on the conditions that combined to draw a cult hero out of some decent music and a generously enabled, imagination-firing mystique. show more

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  • February 20, 2013 roncz60
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    I have not seen all the nominees but I cannot imagine there being a better film.

  • December 07, 2012 ch00000000133327
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    One of the best movies I\'ve seen this year. Truly a magical movie.

  • November 05, 2012 cathie
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    This is just an AMAZING story and I am so glad I can have the awesome music from Rodriguez... I\'ve downloaded everything I can get. A music miracle. Loved loved loved this movie.