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Watched it for the first time


I'm 46 years old and finally watched The Wall for the first time.
I have to say I've never been a huge Pink Floyd fan and really only knew the song Another Brick in the Wall. But I instantly liked a lot of songs I've never heard before and added them to my Apple Music
But as far as the film goes? I don't know it just seemed like a 90 minute music video to me. And s bit pretentious. As if the writer/director was trying too hard to make a weird cult film. Let's make something avant garde!
I can't say I was ever bored by it. Visually it was interesting. But I don't know that I'd watch again.
I guess more importantly I'm a middle aged guy who just discovered Pink Floyd! I'm interested to dig deeper and find more. I heard they did an album called Dark Side of the Moon that's supposed to be decent... Lol (not kidding I don't know but one song on that album)

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Id say check out Dark Side, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Wall. All four are masterpieces. The movie will probably take repeat viewings to really appreciate. It's more than a 90 minute music video I promise.

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You might not think you know any songs from DSotM but you have probably heard a couple from telly, radio at some point. You'll hear a tune and go 'Oh- I know know this!'

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