Review: Beware of Mr. Baker

(Jay Bulger, 2012)

Taking its name from a warning sign that adorns the driveway of a particularly cantankerous British rock ‘n’ roll legend, Jay Bulger’s all-encompassing documentary Beware of Mr. Baker peers behind the dark glasses and gruff facade of one Ginger Baker. A wunderkind drummer, world renowned agent of disaster and, most significantly, a member of a variety of bands, namely Cream. Baker is an infamous figure tainted by a catalogue of ill-fated decisions and a history of substance abuse, and is the focus and subject matter for Bulger’s impressive filmmaking debut. (Continue reading here)

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