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    Sundance 2013: Showtime Takes the Fast Lane With 'History of the Eagles'

    Showtime has acquired broadcast rights to Alison Ellwood’s comprehensive documentary “History of the Eagles,” which had yet to world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday night. Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) produced the two-par...

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    Review: 'Magic Trip' A Pleasant But Unremarkable Trip Down A Druggy Memory Lane

    Best known for his forward, concise, and unyielding documentaries attacking big business, the government, and the media, filmmaker Alex Gibney takes a brief sabbatical from the "heavy issues" and partners up with frequent editing partner Alison Ellwood for the Ken Kesey LSD-extravaganza "Magic Trip." The two cobble together footage and audio recordings from a free-wheelin' cross-country jaunt to the World's Fair in New York lead by the "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" scribe, the end result feeling something like a cross between Gibney's own "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson" and last year's enjoyable "Lennon NYC." However,...

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