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Sundance review: ‘History of the Eagles, Part I’

Three out of four stars

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"History of the Eagles Part 1" is an consistently entertaining two-hour documentary that doesn't feel like it is two hours, and leaves you wanting more. (Which is good, with "Part 2" premiering on Showtime on Feb. 16.) The filmmakers get incredible access to the four current Eagles as well as three former members, and archival material and never-before-seen footage from a Washington D.C. show during the "Hotel California" feature pristine and vibrant sound as well as compelling insight into the biggest band of the 1970s. Since the 1970s, conflict among the band members has been the focus, but this film reveals that while there was tension, that tension was used to create great music -- and that there were more good times than bad times. While this is not an innovative film -- it is little more than a standard biopic -- the filmmakers know how to tell a story and they do it extremely, crowd-pleasing way.

-- David Burger

‘History of the Eagles, Part I’ » Screens Sunday, Jan. 20, 6 p.m. at the Salt Lake Main Library.

Also:

Monday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m. » Redstone Cinema 2, Park City

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m. » Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden

Saturday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m. » Redstone Cinema 2, Park City



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