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Moonage Daydream – Review

Throughout the career of pop legend David Bowie - especially as he burst onto the scene as alter ego Ziggy Stardust - the question of personal and artistic identity was at the fore of his publicity. Brett...
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Really Good Rejects – SXSW Review

The luthier’s craft can seem one from another age, the archaic title passed down despite evolving instruments and musical styles. In today’s music industry, Reuben Cox is one of the most respected makers...
THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

The Velvet Underground – Review

Almost fifty years since The Velvet Underground went their separate ways, their legacy only grows. Now understood as pivotal in pushing the boundaries of music at the time, Todd Haynes’ documentary tells the...
OASIS KNEBWORTH 1996

Oasis: Knebworth 1996 – Review

Some might say Oasis performing to 250,000 people across a weekend in the summer of ‘96 was the definitive musical moment of the decade. Oasis: Knebworth 1996 makes it hard to disagree. At the heart of the...
Stardust

Stardust – Review

This film was previously reviewed in November 2020 as part of our Raindance 2020 coverage. Feathers were unquestionably ruffled when it was announced last year by Duncan Jones that the upcoming biopic of...
Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Review

Midway through Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, the eponymous singer – played by Viola Davis – sits with one of her band members in their studio. She has, until now, been portrayed as a diva: refusing to sing...
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David Byrne’s American Utopia – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. David Byrne’s American Utopia begins with what is almost a caricature of the man himself. Infamously awkward...
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Streetlight Harmonies – Review

From the inner-city street corners to stages around the nation, Streetlight Harmonies from director Brent Wilson tells the history of doo-wop, a musical movement that began in the post-war era that is seen not...
Yesterday

Yesterday – Review

Imagine if you woke up tomorrow and the world had forgotten The Beatles. If you were an aspiring musician at the end of their tether you couldn’t wish for a better gift. This is the genius concept of...