The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector Poster

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector

Release Date: June 30th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Vikram Jayanti's portrait of the legendary music producer includes Spector's conviction for murder in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson.



Genres: Documentary

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  • What makes "Ecstasy" essential viewing for any pop-music fan and any student of celebrity pathology is the interview itself. Spector, despite his immodest comparisons of himself to Bach, da Vinci and Galileo, is surprisingly entertaining company, not simply the mad recluse with crazy hair that was his shocking image during the trials. show more

  • Makes fascinating viewing despite its clumsy bombast. show more

  • The film casts Spector in a sympathetic light. You can't help feeling sorry for the tormented genius. show more

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