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World Premiere Event with Q+A from Roger Waters


Here is a full recap of the world premiere in Toronto at TIFF. Roger Waters introduced the movie and answered audience questions. The movie is phenomenal.
http://tmakworld.com/2014/09/roger-waters-the-wall-movie-review-video- world-premiere.html

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I'm confused. Even after reading the review im still not entirely sure (which is ridiculous because this should be the most talked about point). On Comfortably Numb, is it Dave Kilminster or David Gilmour doing the solo? Because, unfortunately, David Gilmour was off that night and sung the lyrics wrong and his guitar was out of tune. Id much rather see Dave Kilminster playing it in the film. Because Gilmour showing up shouldve just been a special thing for the people in attendance that night anyway.

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It was Dave Kilminster. Gilmour is not featured at all in the movie

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I didn't think so. I'm glad but I still think on the DVD/Blu-ray Gilmour's performance should be included as a bonus feature. He was just off that night and it probably wasn't his fault. Well, messing up the lyrics maybe but not the solos. My favorite version of the solo is Live in Gdansk which was recorded probably five years prior to this one and it was fantastic. Whoever tuned his guitar the night of the Waters tour was a dumbass. I could tell something was wrong with it. Well, thanks for clearing that up for me. And nice review of the film. Disappointed they don't really show Kilminster playing the solo but show the crowd instead. Like, what the hell?

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Oh they did show Kilminster doing the solo. The point we were trying to make is that during Comfortably Numb there was a great focus on the crowd's emotions. Cameras moved from stage performers to the audience with great effect!

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Oh, and good to hear the entire concert is in the film. I was kinda worried they might cut a couple songs. The scenes with Waters visiting his father's grave sound interesting. As someone who has seen two shows from the tour, im stoked for this. Oh, and maybe Gilmour isnt in it because then Waters wouldve had to pay Gilmour to use him in the film? Just an idea.

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I noticed Gilmour was not given any songwriting credit in the film (or Bob Ezrin for that matter). It seems Waters still holds a grudge against Gilmour though he claimed otherwise in the Q+A segment with Nick Mason.

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Did you just say you'd prefer not to see Gilmore play? SMH

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Spellcheck screwed me

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Yes. Not everyone is a rabid fanboy who needs Gilmour to be a part of everything especially when he didn't do the greatest that night. Besides I'm going and seeing him live next year so I'll see him play then. But Kilminster deserved to be in the film playing that solo. He played it over 200 times on that tour. Did I also point out Gilmour forgot the lyrics at one point? So yeah, stop being a fanboy for two seconds and admit that even the greatest make mistakes.

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Seeing comfortably numb without DG is like drinking jack n Pepsi
Or *beep* and carrots - I'm guessing you're a brit either that or you're kilminster's mother

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I too was disappointed by Gilmour's performance in that guest appearance. I was wondering if he is passed playing live, but he was better in the London show I just saw for his new LP, though I must say he was not quite up to the standard of the Gdansk show (which admittedly, I have only seen on DVD).

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So is it the entire concert or just bits and pieces?

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It is the entire concert which is broken up on occasion with a secondary story of Roger Waters driving to his father's war memorial in Italy which he visits for the first time.

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Just thought id let you know. Dave Kilminster himself saw your review and posted it to Facebook lol.

https://www.facebook.com/davekilminster/posts/10152632545560861

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