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Butch Walker Documentary: Out of Focus

By Chris Hassiotis
Record store clerks are known as an acerbic lot, full of judgment and elitist attitudes. But about halfway through new music documentary Butch Walker: Out of Focus, Criminal Records owner Eric Levin says "I've never heard anyone say a bad word" about Butch Walker. On the one hand, that's a testament to Levin, whose supportive attitude is a boon to the Atlanta music scene. But on the other hand, it's an appropriate summary of the film itself—super-positive, to the point of being disappointingly bland.