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Gigantic: A Tale Of Two Johns Review


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Do It Yourself is more than a modern colloquialism to describe the practice of rebellion that makes independent-minded artists popular in a certain gritty sector of consumers. It now even has an affectionate and all-too-common acronym, DIY, used in synopsis across the entertainment industry, be it film or music. But the reality is that once a filmmaker or musician gets hyped, you often realize they may not necessarily have come from starving Nowhere (hey there, J. Lo!), but someone with pull gave them an secretive push to get them necessary exposure.

Before you can get yourself too embroiled with these cynicisms against publicity forces, along comes a band with a distinct sound, look, and darkly humorous attitude that is really in it to make music that interests them; if others enjoy it as well, all the better. Such appears to be the case with the alternative group They Might Be Giants, who had their 20th anniversary this past year, which is possibly overly covered in A.J. Schnack's feature length directorial debut Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns.

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