Beware of Mr. Baker Keith Moon died before he got old, but Ginger Baker, the other legendary wild-man drummer of British rock, lived to be a cranky, clear-eyed old… Beware of Mr. Baker Keith Moon died before he got old, but Ginger Baker, the other legendary wild-man drummer of British rock, lived to be a cranky, clear-eyed old… 2012-11-28 Unrated PT92M Documentary Bob Adcock Tony Allen Carmine Appice SnagFilms
Movie Review

Beware Of Mr. Baker (2012)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
BEWARE OF MR. BAKER 'Cream' drummer, Ginger Baker
Image credit: Snag Films
BEWARE OF MR. BAKER 'Cream' drummer, Ginger Baker
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Limited Release: Nov 28, 2012; Rated: Unrated; Length: 92 Minutes; Genre: Documentary; With: Bob Adcock, Tony Allen and Carmine Appice; Distributor: SnagFilms

Keith Moon died before he got old, but Ginger Baker, the other legendary wild-man drummer of British rock, lived to be a cranky, clear-eyed old man. Beware of Mr. Baker stays true to his recklessly free spirit. Spitting obscenities at the film's director, Jay Bulger, Baker recalls his days as: the '60s thrash caveman who gave Cream and Blind Faith their transcendent power surge; the pioneer of druggy hotel-room rampages; and the damaged purist who left the pop world for Africa. The movie salutes the rhythms and the wreckage. B+

Originally posted Nov 28, 2012 Published in issue #1236 Dec 07, 2012 Order article reprints
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Weekend of Dec 14 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1. $24.5 1 $24.5 B
2. $13.2 4 $277.4 B-
3. $7.3 3 $58.8 C-
4.
Top Five
Paramount
$7.2 1 $7.2 A-
5.
Big Hero 6
Walt Disney Pictures
$6.1 6 $185.3 B+
6.
Interstellar
Paramount
$5.5 6 $166.8 B-
7.
Horrible Bosses 2
Warner Bros.
$4.6 3 $43.6 B-
8.
Dumb and Dumber To
Universal
$2.8 5 $82.1 C-
9. $2.5 6 $17.1 B+
10.
Wild
Fox
$1.5 2 $2.4 A-
* in millions

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