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One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story With One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story and a subject this colorful, all a nonfiction filmmaker has to do is get out of the...One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner StoryDocumentaryPT81MUnrated With One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story and a subject this colorful, all a nonfiction filmmaker has to do is get out of the...2008-08-15Tesseract Films
One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story
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One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story

Genre: Documentary; Director: Thomas G. Miller; Author: Thomas G. Miller; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): In Season; MPAA Rating: In Season; Distributor: Tesseract Films

With One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story and a subject this colorful, all a nonfiction filmmaker has to do is get out of the way. Wagner was a gambling, boozing badass with a slew of kids by three women when, at the age of 50, he found salvation through a paintbrush: Over the next 30 years, his astonishing creative output brought him fame — and spiritual solace. Internalized racism is the pilot light heating his often autobiographical works, and Thomas G. Miller’s roughly cobbled film is strongest when the subject of race is right in the viewer’s face. B-

Originally posted August 15 2008 — 12:00 AM EDT

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