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How does 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' compare to 2014's other music bios?
How does 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' compare to 2014's other music bios?

Filmmakers have long been drawn to stories of iconic musicians, and it's easy to see why: They come pre-packaged with charismatic characters, a rise-to-fame story arc (with the occasional fall from grace), a built-in audience and a killer soundtrack. None of that guarantees a compelling movie, though, and for every hit like "Ray" or "Walk the Line," there's a miss like "The Runaways" or "The Doors." The latest musical biopic to step into the spotlight is "Jimi: All Is by My Side," which comes on the heels of "Get on Up" and "Jersey Boys" earlier this year. Here's a look at how the three films match up. ...

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