Whether you realize it or not (and I certainly hope you do), GINGER BAKER was the world's greatest drummer for decades. In the grand scheme of things he's probably still the best there ever was. Behind the kit for Blind Faith, Cream,...Show More Summary
Animator Jacob Ribicoff/Snag Films Beware of Mr. Baker(Jay Bulger, 2012, US, 92 mins.) Instead of a hagiography filled with kind words from old chums, Jay Bulger's Beware of Mr. Baker revels in opportunities to present drummer Ginger...Show More Summary
This excellent film review, by Dave Segal, of Beware Of Mr. Baker, opening tonight at the Grand Illusion Cinema, came with quite the pullquote in the Stranger's print edition: "The birth of heavy metal should have been aborted," says...Show More Summary
Jay Bulger The new documentary "Beware of Mr. Baker" examines the life of Ginger Baker, one of rock's greatest, most notorious drummers. From his time in Cream and Blind Faith to his deterioration due to a longtime heroin addiction,Show More Summary
Altitude To Proffer Stone Roses Doc at EFM Will Clarke’s Altitude Film Sales has boarded This Is England director Shane Meadow’s The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone as the UK-based company heads into its first European Film Market in Berlin. Show More Summary
Ginger Baker was a great drummer, but also the sort of guy who would stop at nothing to punch you in the face. That's what makes him such a fascinating documentary subject. [ more › ]
Blurt: Music fans will revel in footage spotlighting Baker’s drumming mastery through the various spots along his long career. There’s a particularly great clip, for example, from the kitschy 60’s British movie Gonks Go Beat of the Graham Bond Organization with Baker on drums. Read and comment. From blurt-online.com.
Jessica Szohr and Jeremy Piven attend a screening of the documentary Beware of Mr. Baker on Wednesday (January 23) at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The 27-year-old Gossip Girl actress and the 47-year-old Entourage actor were joined the event by Paz de la Huerta, The Hunger Games‘ Jacqueline Emerson, and Fisher Stevens. Beware of Mr. [...]
That’s Pete ‘Ginger’ Baker, by the way. No relation… [Are you sure?! - Ed] In the Guardian Edward Helmore talks to the former Cream drummer as a taster for the forthcoming documentary “Beware of Mr Baker” – the “second-best rock documentary of the year”, according to Rolling Stone. There’s also a Guardian gallery, Ginger Baker’s career [...]
"After he broke my nose with his cane, he said, 'I only wish you got it on camera.'"
In the last 10 years Jay Bulger has been a Golden Gloves boxer, a day trader, a male model with a cover of Vogue Hommes under his belt, a music video director, a journalist, and a documentary film maker. Oh, and add cancer survivor to that list. The reason we’ve met up is to discuss his latest career move as documentary film maker. Show More Summary
The documentary about legendary drummer Ginger Baker is no glorified VH1 special.
With baby boomers heading into retirement, there's been a bull market on biographies and documentaries about baby-boomer rock-star heroes. There's a sense of summing up,...
“Ginger Baker just hit me in the fuckin’ nose.” That’s how Jay Bulger’s documentary Beware Of Mr. Baker begins, with a frenzied solo by legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker on the soundtrack, and video footage of him arguing with Bulger, then rapping him in the face with a cane. Show More Summary
Film Forum is presenting the official US premiere of Beware of Mr. Baker tomorrow night in Manhattan, but I was lucky enough to watch it at a private screening held in my living room, in my underpants, with my cat. The film is a documentary...Show More Summary
To interview former Cream drummer Ginger Baker for a 2009 magazine piece, director Jay Bulger schlepped all the way to South Africa, where the disagreeable rock legend, 73, had lived as a recluse for a decade. Bulger returned with the inspiration for Beware of Mr. Baker, a new doc that ... More »
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week [...]
SnagFilms announced today the acquisition of domestic distribution rights to the two most honored documentaries of 2012: The House I Live In, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, and Beware of Mr. Baker, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the South by Southwest Film Festival. Show More Summary
Normally music documentaries focus their attentions on a band, or a event or a genre. With that being said, there is nothing quite normal about Ginger Baker, who is the subject of the new doc Beware Of Mr. Baker. The 92-min doc, which...Show More Summary