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SHOT! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock

SHOT! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock is a movie starring Mick Rock. A joyride that delves deep into the mind of rock and roll's greatest living photographer: Mick Rock.

Other Titles
Strzał! Psycho-duchowa mantra Rocka, Shot! The Life and Death of Mick Rock, 写真家ミック・ロック ロック・レジェンドの創造主
Running Time
1 hours 38 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Biography, Music, Documentary
Director
Barney Clay
Actors
Mick Rock
Country
USA, UK
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A joyride that delves deep into the mind of rock and roll's greatest living photographer: Mick Rock.

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Thomas C.

The video for "All In The Family" made its world premiere at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. In it, the composer David Torn makes the following observation about the film: "The whole family of people who are most affected by the song, that would be the kids, the parents, the grandparents, and of course the relatives. I know of two families that are more affected than anyone else. That is not to say that all the families, particularly the ones who are younger, are not affected at all, but the younger the family is, the more the Song affects those people. The older the family is, the less the Song affects them." I recommend this film to anyone who wants to know what it is to be a rock star. If you're really into the music, especially if you are a musician, you should watch this movie.

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Kevin Lawson

The Criterion Collection's "Rock And Roll: The Untold Story" is a documentary that chronicles the music, careers and lives of the members of the great American rock bands from the 1930s to the 1970s, by gathering up the material on tape. The film does not focus on the music, but instead focuses on the lives of the musicians themselves, and is very insightful about what it was like to be in that period. Besides the sound of great music, it also chronicles the careers of each musician, and what it was like to be in that time. The stories of several of these musicians are extraordinary, especially of Peter Frampton and Johnny Cash, who were both well known. The film also covers how rock stars made money, how they helped raise awareness for causes, and how they helped people that needed it. The film also follows the lives of the musicians on a personal level, such as John C. Reilly's experiences in Vietnam and John Lennon's during the days he was homeless. The film is very insightful, and has amazing music. It also features interviews from many great people who have worked with the musicians. While some people might feel that the music is superficial, the documentary is really interesting. It gives a good view of the period, and the music itself is great. The film is well worth watching.

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Bruce

Looking for an insight into what some people are going through in a different and/or trying to think out of the box way? "Rock" is for you. Unfortunately the DVD has it's audio errors. Which may be intentional but could also be from a temporary scan out of the box. For those who are still wondering about the words in the song and the real meanings behind it. This documentary is for you. And that is the feeling I got when I had the opportunity to watch this documentary. As it is about a huge majority of the people that are searching for answers or any insight to the meaning of life and/or the meaning of music. The main points in the movie are: The nature of the rock star/ Rock star persona. The people that wear that persona. Why do they wear it and/or are the people that are getting it from themselves. What is the meaning of rock. (I read the lyrics to some of the lyrics) The mystery of what it really means. The reasons for all those who are doing it. Where you coming from and how it works. (Is it meant to be or does it just happen?) The secret and meaning of "the musical superstars" (and the people that wear the persona) What it is you do for fun. What you do for the love of music. The dream and how it changes and what your dreams are. The good and the bad. It is not just a movie about rock stars. The director of this documentary talks about the importance of music as a dream to live with. The effect on the people that are trying to live the dream. Why that person do it and how it came about and the reason why they do it. The people who don't do that. And finally, the people who are doing it for love of music and to a cause, that is to be remembered for in the "magnum opus" of their lives. (The movie is actually quite interesting with some fine performances. The main character also talks about how his muse has changed him. I would have loved to know more about that character.) However, if you want to take in some insight about the meaning of rock, you may want to watch this movie. It is worth it and could really get your mind and/or spirit moving for a few minutes. And you may also be thinking "what the hell are they talking about?". If so, you are in for a wonderful experience.

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William

In the last few years, we have seen the movie Psycho (1960), Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), and this documentary which shows how rock stars and great rock bands have influenced the world. However, this documentary shows how they have been influenced in their music and performances. I must admit that this documentary doesn't explain the theories of rock, but, instead, goes into the mystery of rock. While it doesn't explain everything, it does demonstrate that there is no "rock" itself. As it shows how rock music has influence in popular culture. As it shows how the songs are written, the music is played, and it is played in the studios. It shows that all these songs, songs, songs, songs, are actually tied together to give a much more profound effect to the modern day world. To top it off, this documentary shows how some musicians and musicians are still involved with what they were doing before. Some of these musicians are famous musicians like "Pig Destroyer", "Motorhead" and "The Doors". Also, it shows how there is a good number of people who are still involved with making music. We see how the songs are recorded and how they are played on stage, etc. I highly recommend this documentary because it shows how rock is not based on an album, but rather on a people and a culture. It shows that if there is a great culture involved, it is likely that music will also become a part of the culture. I personally believe that the Rock music is responsible for the modern world. The names that were involved in the rock music are not just the rock stars, but their music is the driving force of modern day life. All of the people involved in the production of this documentary also claim that the most important thing to remember is to believe that it is possible for rock music to have a positive influence in the world.

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Rose G.

There was an interesting documentary out on cable about Rolling Stones' manager Keith Richards: "The Singer and the Songwriter." It is a great insight into his work behind the band. But it also shows his involvement with the occult world and his sister (who has been revealed as a satanist and Satanist) saying "You've got to play me some music." If you want to learn more about this, then watch this documentary! There is some other interesting stuff on the Stone's internet site, too. You might enjoy it.

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Kathleen

This documentary covers many aspects of the industry of rock and roll. It is very powerful and very interesting. The music and lyrics are superlative, and some of the songs are legendary. You will be overwhelmed. The film opens with a sequence of images of the great Burt Bacharach. He is being interviewed at the end of the film, and he has just won an Oscar. He said, "I hope I don't do this, because I don't want to be a hero or a martyr, but I'm glad to be here." And after the film, he said, "I always tell the truth." The music is also very good. The three segments are: Peter, Paul and Mary, John Cale and Yes. The songs are all excellent. The best is John Cale's "Drive Me Crazy." John Cale, a founder of Yes, sings the beautiful "Falling Slowly." Paul Weller is a great singer and here he sings "In My Life." The documentary covers the many causes for the demise of rock and roll. It's a very depressing documentary. That's why I recommend it to everyone. If you listen carefully, you can hear the Rolling Stones back up with The Who in the process of death. The film covers many people who contributed to the downfall of rock and roll. One of the most important people is Steve Jobs. After watching the film, it was like I could hear his voice talking to me, and I was just laughing at him, even though he was saying things like "This is my life!" I listened to the documentary and had a total of six seconds of silence in my whole body. Steve Jobs is one of the most successful men on this planet. He is one of the great business people of this world. He had a brilliant mind. He had a lot of genius. But, I believe he has a part to play in the downfall of rock and roll. I believe he has been a huge spoiler. I am sure that the entire industry will be the richer for him. Maybe, this documentary is not for everybody. I think it's very powerful, and I recommend it to everybody. The film opens with Steve Jobs doing a very interesting speech in a hotel. He is talking about the decline of the music industry and the demise of rock and roll. I wonder if he really saw the end coming, or if he was just being optimistic. I think this is a very personal statement, and I think he meant it. He wants to be remembered. He wants to be remembered for being a genius. If you listen to what he is saying, you can see that he is very sincere. He just wants to be remembered for being a genius. He is a brilliant man, and the music industry is also very rich because of him. You will also see interviews with the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison. This is a must see documentary, not for the type of people who are interested in music, but for the type of people who appreciate a documentary. I think this documentary has a great message and I think it should be seen by everybody.

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Mark

I've been a huge fan of AC/DC since the early 80s, and the MTV-soundtrack of the band's first album (Pump It Up) was a huge influence on the unique sound of this documentary. However, once they went "Noooo!" and later became irrelevant, I didn't keep up with the group much. I was happy to discover that Bruce is doing a DVD set with some new music that he's put out on his own label, and has also put together an incredible interview with Neil Young. Young, too, appears, as does other members of the band. You can see and hear him reminisce on the group and their music, but in a very humorous way. While it's wonderful to see AC/DC return to their former glory (and the video of the tour of India, which wasn't even their most recent tour), I find the film rather boring. I just wanted to know more about the band's history, and how the new album was done, rather than just hearing some snappy new music. It was nice to see AC/DC's first proper album again, but, for me, it doesn't quite fit with this story. The musicians didn't talk that much about the band, and it wasn't as much about the behind-the-scenes band "exploring" the band's music. It was just Bruce's old bands, some of which have some great songs. I wasn't quite sure what the point of this documentary was.

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Emily B.

The documentary Rock Star, directed by Jim Jarmusch and starring Clint Eastwood and Michael Douglas is not a really an uplifting documentary that makes us look at our past and the changes we need to make in our lives to make us happy and to have better health and better love relationships. The documentary actually asks us what are our reasons for becoming a rock star. So what if he did a bad day or bad track record. The record it's what is motivating you. The music you listen to or the songs you listen to. The ones you get on the radio. The ones you hear at your school or at your concert. The ones you see in the movie. Then the ones you like the most. The ones you have been through growing up. The ones that have made you happy. The ones that you're a role model for. And then the ones that you want to follow on your way to success. This documentary does a great job at being an overview of what is rock music and to let us know the reasons why. It doesn't try to make us all think about it. We don't know why people become rock stars. Or, are people who do not become rock stars really happy? The documentary does a great job of giving us an overview of how it started, why people became rock stars. And how rock music has affected so many people. And, that is why we are here. We enjoy the music and we follow it. We listen to it. We hear it. We connect with it. The big question is: What do we want from life? What do we think about it? What do we believe in? This documentary has an honest approach and is not a lecture. It's not trying to give us an answer to everything. This documentary is rather for us to reflect on ourselves and look back at the good and the bad of life. We are not told about the reasons behind being a rock star. We are not told about the reasons behind being a good or a bad person. We don't get to be told about our problems. And this documentary gives us a good and honest glimpse. This documentary is not the best documentary you'll ever have. But it is a great documentary. I've seen it and I liked it.

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Megan

Well-shot movie that reveals more about the nature of rock than any music industry press conference has before. Would have liked to see more from rock legend Jim Morrison.

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Billy Lynch

If you are going to see this documentary then I would suggest it. There is a lot of information in this and its easy to see why this doc was made. I am not a fan of Jethro Tull but this doc is amazing and shows how rock music has been used to motivate and achieve self enlightenment. When a rock musician dies the follow up documentary shows how they were influenced by this music. I feel that this doc could have been better if they spent more time talking to Jethro Tull or the bands they listened to. On the whole I think this documentary is a good way to show people what rock music can do for someone. It might not seem like the end all be all but it shows how rock music can be a positive force in someone's life. Another thing I would like to add is that for a rock band to have their mother in the documentary and then die is pretty amazing! They all take a huge step into self enlightenment.

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Albert R.

A few years ago I'd heard about someone who tried to make a career from "singing" his way through the works of "A Man for All Seasons". Nowadays it's not nearly as trendy, but the story and the history of this guy is as fascinating and interesting as the last time I heard about someone doing this. Anyway, this guy is Nigel Powers. He was a rock-and-roll journalist who, at a time when rock was really suffering, wrote articles for the rock-news mag, "Roll", which in turn was shared on various rock music sites, before eventually becoming a full-time rock journalist. It was almost inevitable that this article would, in turn, spawn the later magazine "Rock Haven" which combined several features and ads by Powers himself. For those who might not be familiar with his work, it's a real shame because he's really one of the best rock reporters out there, an interviewer, a self-taught pianist, an avid reader of rock music, and, apparently, a pretty good lover of rock. "A Man For All Seasons" is his definitive album from that era. His interviews with his idol John Cale, Bobby Vinton, and other rock musicians help make this a very personal and engaging film. It also includes footage of Powers interviewing many of the other stars of that era. The documentary was recorded live on the BBC as a radio interview, and it's one of the most fun and informative interviews I've ever had the pleasure of listening to. It's also full of great anecdotes from musicians, producers and actors, mostly familiar to me because I had some kind of connection to them. Despite the fact that it's somewhat dated, this documentary is still very enjoyable and entertaining. Check it out.

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Martha R.

I remember as a teenager as a 20-something year old, in 1994, the release of "Dangerous Minds" and the "Die Nachrichten" series. I had a great first impression of some of the bands. Yes, I had a great taste for Armin van Buuren (e.g. "El Pueblo"). I enjoyed "Kaleidoscope" but was sorely disappointed by "Into The Sky" which was just okay. I was particularly disappointed with "Twisted Light" as it was poorly shot, its songs were less than half interesting and sounded horribly awful. However, I saw "Dangerous Minds" and was totally blown away by the album's cover art. There was something about it, the simple landscape of the film was an unbelievable hypnotic image, just the right dose of the psychedelic aspect of the music. It was an album that made a lasting impression on me and I've been considering it ever since. The film is both amazing and disappointing at the same time. I'm not sure if I should recommend it to anyone who likes underground and unconventional music or not. I didn't like the music and the film is only made to tell the story of it. And there's not a whole lot of story in this film, just scenes in the lives of the artists. To the point where I feel like I was watching a film for the music. However, I could see that this film had a point in its portrayal of the artists and the circumstances they found themselves in. I don't want to give anything away but I did like the way the director made the film as it was somewhat abstract in some ways. All in all, the film is interesting and entertaining but I'm not sure how you can enjoy it if you don't like underground and unconventional music.

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Ethan R.

Of course if you're a fan of Dr. Ramalho or a rock fan, you'll love this movie. However, if you're not, there's no need to be like, a fan, you're more than welcome to enjoy this film without any judgement.

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Kevin T.

Kevin is a music teacher, who also works as an assistant director. He was in the process of learning about graphic design. So he got a copy of Frank Zappa's "Pale Blue Dot" album from his sister, and it was just about perfect. So he had a blast making the movie. There was a lot of "Oops, that was me! I totally did that! Let's make this a musical style competition! Let's have bands that are like [insert their name here]. And I did my thing. I did my thing, and everyone else's did their thing. I got nominated for the MTV award for Best Music Video and Best Video Director. I lost that, but I was hoping I got nominated for Best Editing. That was my only loss. I didn't get nominated for a Best Actor award, but I got the directing award. It was cool that I could actually see the music and they said to me "This is your film, this is your film". I was like "Wow! That's awesome, that's awesome". It was awesome. So I got an award. And that was cool. And I made a bunch of stuff and put it on DVD and I put it out. That's pretty cool. Now it's gone, but I've never stopped liking it. So I'm in love with it. I've never stopped loving it. It's like a crazy version of Mother Russia and I'm a Russian doll. It's an amazing movie. And the music is amazing. It's amazing. You know, I'll put it in the same category as "U2" and "Sade" and "Black Eyed Peas" and "The Pixies". It's pretty cool. It's cool.

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Keith Hunter

The song "Jesus Christ Superstar" is by far the best and best selling 'Christian' track ever. But after taking a wrong turn on a road trip with a friend, he ends up running into a small town in Texas, which will forever be known for "We're all going to die" as the killer who murdered his friend had been trying to kill his wife and children. It's a weird part of the country, in which everyone is off in their own separate ways and this isn't just Texas anymore. First the good points. The band for sure - The Cure (not to be confused with the Beatles). They have never sounded better, from the hypnotic, hypnotic electronic music (at one point, they turn up the bass!) to the tragic, tragic singing of a woman who's been raped. This is by far the best recorded band ever (unless you look at how well and consistently they have been producing great music over the years). Second, and this is not good at all, is the direction, which is far better than I would have expected. The music is great, the performances by the band are great, and the film is great. It is nice to see the band themselves, giving their thoughts and showing us their art. If you are interested in the music of the Cure, there's a good chance you'll be able to see this movie - It is well worth the watch.

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Stephen Jimenez

The Witch and the Hundred Eyes is one of the most visually stunning documentary-style films of the last decade, a fascinating look at the flamboyant Beat Generation and the impact that their music had on pop culture as well as on the lives of many of the artists who created the music and the cultural icons they became. At first glance, I'd say it's a bit of a let-down to see that one of the documentary's most notable subjects is Willem Dafoe, a singer who died a relatively young man, a member of the White Stripes. He's the narrator of the film, in a role I did not feel comfortable with. But he is fascinating, and his story is fascinating, too. The only problem is that he's dead, and who knows if he was ever really alive. But I thought he gave an extraordinary performance, particularly when he talks about his struggles with alcoholism and his drug abuse, his self-inflicted loss of his voice, and his addiction to heroin. It's his narration that is particularly noteworthy. As an artist, he is more than a mere musician; he was a living icon, the Living Beat, his artistry was taken over by a professional, who never understood him, and when he was dead, he died with him. I think the film-makers did a pretty good job of not giving him the dramatic focus the movie would have liked. The main focus is on the individuals of the group, who are fascinating people all. They are influential musicians, singers, film makers, writers, poets, actors, philosophers. They are fascinating, fascinating people, and not just on a theoretical level, but in the raw, raw nature of their soul. Even some of their contemporaries, such as David Crosby and the Kids, didn't really know them, and their lives didn't really end up with them. It's a fascinating documentary, but I felt that the focus should have been on Willem Dafoe, whose story was so great. I would have liked to hear more about the entire group, or about Crosby, the Kids, the Doors, Jim Morrison, Alice Cooper, Patti Smith, Michael Jackson, etc. Instead, we get just snippets of the individuals, each in their own moment in history, their own raw individualistic story, but not a lot of them are talked about, especially at the end, when we learn that only a few of them are still alive. But I'm sure the film-makers would have made an excellent documentary on them anyway, so perhaps it's good they had to cut out the awful narration of Willem Dafoe. But if they had gone with Dafoe in this role, I think they would have captured the moment that he tells his story, and their subjects, even with all the complications that arise from this turning point in history. For a more basic idea of the bands who formed the Beat Generation, see these liner notes: "You've Got to Pay Me Something". and "On the Road Again", also on Sony, from the same writer. They are both great, and surprisingly important.

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Adam

Absolutely, without a doubt the most profound documentary I have ever seen. After several years, it finally came out on DVD and I'm so glad to see it. I went into it with very low expectations, I thought it would be like seeing your ex or your kids, but boy, was I wrong! This documentary basically tells the story of Muddy Waters and The Animals, how they changed the music scene, and their struggle to stay alive. Throughout the film we get to see their shows, concerts and everything they did for the last 20 years, including writing new songs and doing music videos. And I'm not just talking about the music. There's the story of how the Animals, with the help of Mariah Carey and Tom Petty, actually made money from not being paid. And I have to say that I was quite entertained by it. I thought the most amazing part of this film is that it never gets boring. I mean there's this wonderful, very insightful documentary that you can watch over and over again, and that's what I liked the most. They show the impact that they had on the music scene, and on the people who were listening to the music. The people who became huge fans and became part of the Animals' legend. Some people don't want to be part of the Animals' legend, but they really like it and really dig it. I definitely recommend this film, it's very powerful, and the interviews are very powerful and very informative. Highly recommended.

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Danielle Powell

One of my favorite reviewers in my film festival, Jessica Winter, reviewed THE NEXT GENERATION of Phish in the Summer Issue of Rolling Stone. She said of her review, "It was all over the place. "It was all over the place" like it was her job. To me, it was perfect and it perfectly defined what she said. She compared Phish's music to one of the greatest musical periods in history, and rightfully so, because Phish's music and the crowd were the ultimate symbols of that musical period. She told us to stop watching the crowd and follow Phish. I completely agree. There is a primal connection between the music and the crowd that is hard to beat. We have been reading about the more mainstream artists for years, and they are considered the best because of the atmosphere and the music, but Phish just go the extra mile. They are the greatest of them all. You don't have to be the biggest fan to love Phish, just like you don't have to be a hip-hop fan to love. It has a very simple formula, and it works. The band has had three world tour headlining tours this year, and they keep it simple and the crowd goes wild. Everyone who attended the concert I attended, loved the music. I recommend this film to all fans of music. I give this film a solid 8 out of 10 stars. You need to see this film to understand Phish's music and the power of Phish.

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Peter

In 2000, at the age of 22, I saw "High School Musical" in a high school auditorium, and I was blown away by the slick, hip-hop-inspired, mainstream depiction of music, youth, and popular culture. So, I decided to buy the movie and listen to the DVD, as well as to listen to the soundtrack. It's hard for me to talk about a movie without talking about it, but I feel I can't speak on behalf of the thousands of other readers who have already done so. For me, "High School Musical" was such a game changer that I'm not sure I can adequately discuss the movie without also mentioning the music. Without giving too much away, I thought "High School Musical" was a masterpiece. After the movie, I had a complete understanding of hip-hop culture. For those who haven't heard of it, hip-hop culture refers to what this culture is all about, what it means to be a rapper, and what "hip-hop" means to the individual. I can't imagine anyone not enjoying this movie. As for "High School Musical," it was a total contradiction for me to want to like it. Sure, it has all the elements of a film I would like to see. It has great voice-over narration from Ms. Simpkin, who has been to the high school she attends (for the purpose of the film). She explains what the cast does, how it was filmed, the events that went on during the production of the movie, etc. It was a wonderful experience to hear Ms. Simpkin's voice-over, seeing the costumes and the costumes themselves, the characters and their personalities. And then, as I listened to the soundtrack, it was like a fantastic dose of exposure to the music of the day. Not only were the songs great, but the songs were accompanied by great songs, which, for me, are the ultimate gift of a movie. I listened to both the original Broadway soundtrack and the original movie soundtrack on the DVD and listened to both the original soundtrack and the original movie soundtrack on the CD. The original soundtrack is all the songs of the show. The original soundtrack has everything from the Broadway show. The original soundtrack is slightly longer than the original movie, and in fact has more songs and has a bit more story. The movie soundtrack is the original songs of the movie. So, the soundtrack does go along with the movie, but not in a chronological order. In my opinion, the original soundtrack was superior to the movie soundtrack. There is much more emotion in the songs on the original soundtrack. I listened to "Purple Rain" the night before I watched the movie, and I listened to it several times. And I didn't listen to "Purple Rain" when I watched the movie, I listened to it at least 3 times in the months following. What really surprised me was "High School Musical's" ending. I'm glad I didn't hear the ending to the movie. I think the ending was really unexpected. I was kind of disappointed with how the movie ended, but then again, I'm not too much of a drama queen. So, the movie ended, and I'm so glad I didn't hear the ending. I really enjoyed the movie, and I recommend it to anyone who is really into hip-hop culture, and who is just looking for a good movie. In conclusion, I really enjoyed the movie. "High School Musical" is a fantastic movie. If you are looking for a movie to go see, I highly recommend it. I thought it was a wonderful experience, and I loved the soundtrack.

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Timothy B.

I found this on cable and figured I could do something productive with it. The premise is fascinating: the music of the Grateful Dead is a weapon used by the Bush's to secure their support for their new War on Terror. Of course, I immediately thought of Alex Jones and Drudge. Strange. This is a great movie, and it gets it's points across very well. The clips are short, and in a way that keeps you engaged. It doesn't give you a whole lot of information, but it doesn't waste your time with that. This movie follows the work of Phil Lesh, as he covers concerts, and interviews. There's a bit of a twist when you hear all the music from the Dead's 1st gigs, then listen to some of the later jams. I'm surprised this didn't get a lot of attention. In all, this is an entertaining, and insightful movie. It's one of the few documentaries I recommend to my friends.

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Carolyn

I saw this documentary at a film festival and it was definitely the best film I have ever seen. I was hooked right away. But the interesting part was in the end I actually just noticed how similar the way the two men were actually like. The fact that one man was a rocker, and one was a pot dealer was very similar in the way they were both such blatant criminals, but was too proud to admit it. As I'm sure they both would've felt terrible about themselves if they had never been found out. There is no doubt that any situation can be made better by falling in love with another person or having them in your life, however sometimes it's just better to know the truth when you can. If you liked the music in this film, you'll definitely like the documentary, however, I recommend it to anyone who likes music in general.

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Mildred W.

I first heard about this documentary from my former friend in law and he told me that it was about his favorite band from the 70's. The best part of it is the interviews with all the band members about their lives. There was a lot of people that spoke very personally about their experiences in the band. For example the guitar player who is quoted saying "I didn't realize how much I had to sacrifice for this band". And the drummer who stated that the only thing he wanted to do when he was a young boy was kill his father and then be a band member. The interviews were a mixture of these amazing stories that seemed to have no way to go wrong. I could see the pain on the faces of all the participants in the interviews. I was able to relate to all of these people and appreciate their time and the sacrifices they had to make in order to get into this band. I knew from the first minute that the band would have an incredible impact on me and the subsequent interview videos with members of the band were no different. I was mesmerized by their unique sound, their ability to take one song and then to use that instrument to create a new experience and a new concept. I could tell that a lot of time and effort went into the creation of the songs for the album and the music video. There was a particular video of a live performance of the song "Easy" that was simply incredible. It is this video that really launched the careers of the band members and who else could they be to start with but to name a few -Robin Shou, Emanuele Gilardi, Eric Daltry, Jon Brummond and also to name a few, former guitarist Joe Satriani. I would say that the music video of this song is one of the most breathtaking, amazing and inspirational pictures ever put on film. The story of The Cure is awesome. I saw this movie in 2008 and it still got me moving. The good news is that the next time I see it I am going to see it a few more times just to get the experience of the movie even more.

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George

How did this happen? The music videos created for the songs in the movie were brilliant. I'd say the people who made those videos should be called characters in their own movie. The extras were great. To mention one, it was a truly great fan-service to bring back the story of the film. This was a must-watch, a must-see. The original composer is one of the most underrated composers in the world. He made some great music for Rocky. He was a leader of the modern-rock music movement. He was the prime mover behind some of the most iconic songs of all time, such as: The Harder They Fall, The Fight Song, and "Methinks my enemy is within." The sequels of this movie are a nightmare. I wish they'd do something more creative and challenging than this.

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Phillip R.

This is the best documentary I've ever seen on the history of rock and roll. If you're interested in the history of rock, this is the documentary for you. I'd recommend this to anyone who loves rock and roll history.

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Alice P.

I've always loved this documentary. I've watched it numerous times, and I have my own theories about what this film is trying to say. I am a very big fan of the band and I always wanted to know what the real story was. I did some research on the band and it seems to me that it's just a bunch of myths and rumors that are spread about the band. The reality is that the band was very successful and that they had a very successful record. The band was very successful because of their music and their fans, not because of their "spiritual" nature. I believe that this documentary is a great way to find out the truth about the band. I would highly recommend watching this documentary.

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Carl R.

I've seen this documentary before, but I was only able to view it because I have a huge crush on the lead singer of the band. The documentary was a little bit boring at first, but the real highlight was the music. I felt like I had a real listen to a band. I was really into the whole movie, I thought it was great, and I recommend it to anyone who has any interest in the band. I really liked this movie, I'm glad I went to see it, it was really good. I don't know if I would have liked it better if I had seen it at the theater, but I think that it was worth it. If you like the band, I recommend you go see this movie, it's a must see. If you don't like the band, I recommend you see this movie, it's a must see.