Mr. Movie

‘Muscle Shoals’ a must-see film at Battelle Film Club

Gary Wolcott

Mr. Movie

Filmmaker Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier from the film “Muscle Shoals” poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in 2013 in Park City, Utah.
Filmmaker Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier from the film “Muscle Shoals” poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in 2013 in Park City, Utah. Associated Press

The Battelle Film Club gives you the rare opportunity to catch this popular documentary on the big screen. Anybody who’s anybody in rock, soul and country music were influenced by or recorded in Muscle Shoals, Ala., at one of the two legendary studios housed there.

This is a must-see for music fans and one of 2013’s best documentaries.

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Director: Greg “Freddie” Camalier

Stars: Rick Hall, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Jerry Phillips, Barry Beckett, Bono, Jerry Wexler, Jimmy Cliff, Clarence Carter, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Percy Sledge, Etta James, Sam Phillips, Gregg Allman, Wilson Pickett, The Allman Brothers, Duane Allman, Otis Redding, Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Winwood

Mr. Movie rating: 5 stars

Rated PG for mature themes. It plays at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Battelle Auditorium in Richland.

5 stars to 4 1/2 stars: Must see on the big screen

4 stars to 3 1/2 stars: Good film, see it if it’s your type of movie.

3 stars to 2 1/2 stars: Wait until it comes out on DVD.

2 stars to 1 star: Don’t bother.

0 stars: Speaks for itself.

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