'Gonzo' Tells the Story of the Reporter Who Became the Story

Chicago Reader | July 7, 2008
Alex Gibney's last two feature documentaries, Taxi to the Dark Side and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, are more important works of journalism than anything Thompson could bring himself to write in his later years. Compared to those movies, Gonzo feels a little soft and boomer-indulgent with its 10,000th rehash of the Nixon years and its soundtrack of trite 60s anthems.

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