At the end of the 1970s, Gary Numan found himself to be one of the world’s biggest-selling recording artists, Are ‘Friends’ Electric? and Cars were huge hits, no one had heard, or seen, anyone like Gary Numan.
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Gary Numan: Android in La La LandDirected bySteve Read
It's hard to imagine a more likeable subject than Numan - more genuine, candid, sweet - except maybe Numan + family. Everything I enjoyed about this - the adorable banter between Gary & Gemma, the charming kids, the cat and the dog - I could've just as easily seen on YouTube clips, or family home video. Which, granted, likely don't exist, so 2.5 stars for the intimate access. Beyond that, Read added scant value. Meh.