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Nowhere near as miserable as I remember it: The Beatles – Let It Be reviewed

18 May 2024

9:00 AM

18 May 2024

9:00 AM

The Beatles: Let It Be

Disney+

The Gathering

Channel 4

Beatles lore has long held that the film Let It Be was a depressing portrait of the band falling apart. According to the same lore, that’s why Peter Jackson’s Get Back was such a revelation. Revisiting Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s footage of the group at work in January 1969, Jackson discovered there was far more joy around than anyone suspected – including the surviving Beatles.

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