The Beatles: Get Back - The Rooftop Concert

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    Donald ClarkeIrish Times
    All of this is worth preserving, but the repetitions do ask the viewer to approach the film as historical document rather than as a traditional concert film.
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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    Who were the Beatles performing to, and for? It’s a good question, and this film is unmissable despite, or because of the fact, there is no answer.
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    Paul WhitingtonIrish Independent
    During songs like Get Back and I’ve Got A Feeling, Lennon and McCartney send a chill down the collective spine as they start harmonising perfectly, staring at each other with affection as they rekindle the magic sound that conquered the known world.
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    John ByrneRTÉ (Ireland)
    This is an essential cinema experience -- especially if you're a Beatle fan.
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    Jim Schembrijimschembri.com
    The performance itself is what it is, but the real delight is hearing the reactions of those in the street with the real heroes being the two police officers. Responding to noise complaints, they unwittingly step in from the street and into history.
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    Edward DouglasThe Weekend Warrior
    One of the greatest and most influential bands in the history of rock n roll playing their very last concert EVER.
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    Brian Lloydentertainment.ie
    Seeing it in a cinema is like looking through a window of time, placing us right in the middle of music history. Consequently, you'll walk away from with a hole in your heart from realising it never got better than this.
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    Alan NgFilm Threat
    It will make you weep for a time long gone.
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    Carla HayCulture Mix
    The IMAX screening included a new sound mix specifically for IMAX screens, making it well worth it to see the movie in the IMAX format--whether it was to hear the creaking of the rooftop floorboards or the breathing of the band members in between songs.
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    Charles SolomonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It is longer than it needs to be, but there are moments when it is mesmerizing and electrifying.
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