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The Broken Formula of Music Biopics

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      I think music biopics sort of have the same general problem "Oscar-bait" usually has: it wears the veneer being a respectable story about the human condition but really it's just a kind of...

      I think music biopics sort of have the same general problem "Oscar-bait" usually has: it wears the veneer being a respectable story about the human condition but really it's just a kind of paint-by-numbers reiteration of a moral platitude about how great people can come from humble backgrounds and overcome personal hardship to become the great people we know them as.