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When You're Strange

Starry-eyed view of the Doors

The rock documentary “When You’re Strange’’ digs up some vintage footage, but little new insight into Jim Morrison and the Doors. The rock documentary “When You’re Strange’’ digs up some vintage footage, but little new insight into Jim Morrison and the Doors.
By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / April 9, 2010

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Anyone setting out to make a documentary about the Doors really needs to decide whether to stand inside the mythology or outside it. So encrusted is this one rock group with legends and apocrypha, rock-god doom-mongering and acid-shaman lore, bravado and gibbering nonsense, that it would take a remarkably clear-sighted filmmaker to cut through the bushwa and state the facts: ... (Full article: 645 words)

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