Beware of Mr. Baker Synopsis
Filmmaker Jay Bulger interviews Ginger Baker, legendary drummer of Cream and Blind Faith.
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The Playlist

By Katie Walsh
The combination of compelling subject with an exciting and expert approach to documentary form achieves that transcendence you hope for in...
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100

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
An aggressively unpleasant man somehow lands a perfect series of gigs in this rudely funny documentary: first as a pounding rock drummer...
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88

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
A fantastically entertaining biography.
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83

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Beware of Mister Baker won the Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival earlier this year, perhaps because it was the best embodiment of...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Spitting obscenities at the film's director, Jay Bulger, Baker recalls his days as: the '60s thrash caveman who gave Cream and Blind Faith...
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Take that sign at the entrance to his Tulbagh, South Africa compound seriously – "Beware of Mr. Baker."
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75

Slant Magazine

Jay Bulger's seemingly erratic documentary formally channels Ginger Baker's almost defiant refusal to lead a life that adheres to a linear...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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This is warts and all, with the emphasis on the warts.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
One of rock's underheralded pioneers gets his due in Beware of Mr. Baker, an affectionate but unfawning portrait that finds the drummer of...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Miserable individuals do tend to make for interesting subject matter, and this would be far more of a dry biography without its willfully...
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