Mighty Wind, A : Movie Review

Folk music numbs me. But the sheer exuberance of A Mighty Wind, directed with mirth and mischief by Christopher Guest, who devised the story with Eugene Levy and let the cast improv the rest, had me begging for more. Just as he used the faux-documentary format to spoof community theater in Waiting for Guffman and dog shows in Best in Show, Guest tweaks folkie foibles with enough bite to skirt being cute, cuddly or condescending.

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Author : Peter Travers