The Upsetter (2008) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Upsetter (2008)





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Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Benicio Del Toro, The Upsetter is a captivating, unparalleled exploration charting 70 years in the life of the Godfather of Reggae and the man behind Bob Marley - Lee "Scratch" Perry.


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As far as music eccentrics go, it's hard to find a better documentary subject than Lee "Scratch" Perry, the man who pioneered reggae music and invented its offshoot dub in Jamaica in the 1970s.

June 16, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Alas, the filmmakers never thought to talk to other reggae musicians who worked in a similar vein: They're content to let Perry ramble on about theology for minutes at a time...

February 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Is there a method to Perry's madness, or is it just madness? In "The Upsetter," it's hard to say.

September 1, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

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