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Bad Things Happen When Fans Get Behind the Cameranew

Digital democratization of the means of film production has brought us to the point where every subculture on the planet seems to have generated its own documentary. Formlessness and boosterism afflict all of these films to some damaging degree, but Until the Light Takes Us is in a class of its own for wasted cinematic potential.
Chicago Reader  |  Cliff Doerksen  |  07-27-2009  |  Reviews

Norwegian Death Metal Doc 'Until the Light Takes Us' Aims High(brow)new

Norwegian death metal is a fascinatingly dark corner of the musician-as-fanatic landscape. Until the Light Takes Us is an attempt to create the definitive film on the subject, but directors Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell instead offer a passive, jumpy synopsis that's more artsy than insightful.
SF Weekly  |  Jennifer Maerz  |  07-08-2009  |  Reviews

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