SilverDocs: “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey”

At the end of Don’t Stop Believin’, Silverdocs’ opening night film, title cards explain how every major city plays a Journey song every single day of the year. Even with a staggering statistic like this (I’d still like to see the raw data), their ubiquity cannot be overstated. And now that there is a rags-to-riches story at the center of the band, their staying power will rival critically-acclaimed rock royalty. Director Ramona S. Diaz focuses on the group’s YouTube sensation singer and his humble beginnings in Manila, but the overlong human interest story is nowhere near as fascinating as the daily rituals of a touring rock band.

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