Emmys: Beatles Film vs. Stones Film - It's the Beatles by a Walrus Hair

Saturday, June 22, 2013

“Magical Mystery Tour” is far more focused than "Crossfire Hurricane," zeroing in on a single year and a single project

Last year, the Emmys’ Outstanding Nonfiction Special category saw a head-to-head battle between George Harrison and Paul Simon, with Martin Scorsese’s “George Harrison: Living in the Material World” winning over a field that also included Joe Berlinger’s “Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey: Under African Skies.”

But wouldn’t the Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones be an even more delicious battle? After all, that’s a time-honored rivalry, as Keith Richards explains in the Stones doc “Crossfire Hurricane” when he talks about how manager Andrew Loog Oldham consciously positioned the group as a rival to the Fab Four.

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Source: The Wrap

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