• Released
  • June 21, 2013
  • 1 hr 46 min
Downloaded Synopsis
Filmmaker Alex Winter explores the impacts of music-downloading on bands and businesses.
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Downloaded is still a vigorous retelling of Fanning's and Parker's wildfire achievement and its ethical pitfalls, even if there's little in...
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The New York Times

By Andy Webster
No one is as intriguing as the thoughtful, soft-spoken Mr. Fanning, a onetime idealist thwarted by the piracy label and the dated...
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The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
Winter's detail oriented approach does at least give the best recounting of Napster you're going to get, even if it's a biased one. And...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A fascinating, alternate-universe look at the dawn of the music-sharing phenom — once a cause of concern in the industry, yet now a...
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New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Winter hits his stride detailing how the music bigwigs hung Napster out to dry, but couldn’t do a thing about their industry’s permanently...
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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The doc is only about as revealing as a middling magazine article on the subject.
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