It is only fitting that a comet and a mollusk are named in Frank Zappa’s honor. The famed American musician, composer, and thinker created satirical, operatic interpretations of music that seemed to originate from another world.
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A 90 minute first person documentary only scratches at the surface of Zappa's genius begging a film at least twice its length. Regardless of its time limitation however this is a fascinating and enthralling document regardless. Zappa's unique musical vision was often misunderstood even by his most fervent fans who mistook satire for novelty but those who did more then skim the surface realized the genius within.
My 3rd music documentary this week exposed the problems the others had - the lack of interviews of Lee Morgan and John Coltrane. I still only like 3 of his albums but I could just continue to watch him chat away.