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CSNY/Deja Vu

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David Crosby, Stephen Stills, ...

CSNY/Deja Vu

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
93 minutes
Limited Release Date:
07/25/08
director:
Neil Young (Musician)
distributor:
Roadside Attractions
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a D

To anyone who grew up on the plaintive hippie harmonies of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and who wonders what they sound like now, here’s the answer: They sound like tuneless warblers at a karaoke party as evidenced by CSNY/Déjà Vu. This rambling chronicle of their 2006 concert tour doesn’t pretend to be a musical portrait. It’s all about the politics, man! That is, the parallels between Vietnam and Iraq, which CSNY use — if not exploit — to bolster their ”relevance.” In the ’60s, they would have called that a rip-off. D