• Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (2012) Rating & Reviews

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  • In the end, it’s the songs that provide the most eloquent and lasting testimony. show more

  • [A] thoroughly detailed (though a bit long) doc that charts the band’s thwarted expectations. show more

  • Big Star was essentially Chris Bell's band, and emotionally, Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is Bell's movie. Joining rock's dead-at-27 club via a 1978 car crash, he left behind a fine, then-unreleased album and two siblings who tell his story movingly. As they recount his final years, the sadness in Bell's songs comes to seem eerily prescient. show more

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