The Sparks Brothers

2021 Documentary | Musical

Sparks is your favorite band's favorite band, and soon to be yours too. Whether or not you're aware of it, Sparks likely had a hand in something you're fond of. This is a band that has been in the background of almost every art form across the last 50 years. Growing up in the '60s, Los Angeles brothers Ron and Russell got by on a heavy diet of popcorn matinees and pop music until the spotlight of school talent shows illuminated their way on a musical journey that has so far spawned 25 studio albums.

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by Brian Lloyd
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'The Sparks Brothers' is a conventional music doc for an unconventional band

Formed at the height of glam rock, Sparks - brothers Ron and Russell Mael - have spent five decades on the go and influenced countless musical acts in their wake. Now, director Edgar Wright attempts to chart their journey from obscurity to mainstream success to elder pop maestros...

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