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Movie Review: 'Mayor of the Sunset Strip'

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Movie Review: 'Mayor of the Sunset Strip'

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Movie Review: 'Mayor of the Sunset Strip'

Movie Review: 'Mayor of the Sunset Strip'

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The new documentary Mayor of the Sunset Strip looks at the life of Los Angeles disc jockey Rodney Bingenheimer, who helped introduce such artists as David Bowie, the Sex Pistols and Nirvana. Director George Hickenlooper considers his subject the personification of America's obsession with fame. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.

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