Films/DVDs

Rock movies come in a variety of modes: Biopics, fictional stories set in a music setting, documentaries about stars, bands, musicians and other musical figures and topics, plus concerts and live musical performances, among others. Whether coming to or playing in theaters, on TV, or released on DVD and Blu-ray, we fill you in on what you may want to see

Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus Deluxe: Review

Rock may today seem less likely to take over and remake the world, but most of this music still sounds just as good as it did in 1968.

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‘Echo in the Canyon’: Quiet Yet Tectonic Shift in Music History

The documentary tells the story of how the improbable concentration of musicians in Laurel Canyon spawned the California sound of the 1960s

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Review: Chuck Berry’s 1987 Concert Film with 7 Hours of Bonus Material

The classic film features the master rock pioneer joined by Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Linda Ronstadt, Etta James and more.

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Linda Ronstadt Documentary Review: ‘I Have to Sing’

From the beginning of her career, Ronstadt was never not going to be a sensation. Only the natural course of life could make her stop singing.

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‘Blinded by the Light’ and the Global Appeal of Bruce Springsteen

Anyone remotely familiar with Bruce Springsteen’s upbringing will understand why The Boss gave thumbs up to the concept of the film

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Elton John ‘Rocketman’ Biopic Review; DVD Due

Amidst an explosion of biopics and documentaries exploring facets of the music business, ‘Rocketman’ will give the others a run for the money.

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11 Movies That Truly Rock: Woodstock to Spinal Tap

From This Is Spinal Tap to Wayne’s World to Almost Famous to Woodstock, these movies share one thing in common – they all rock!

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‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ Doc: Review

His frankness and honesty drive the documentary, one of the most intimate portraits of a major rock star ever committed to film.

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‘Yesterday’ Film Review: A Beatles What-If Story

The film offers a clever premise: What if you woke up one day and no one but you has a clue who the Beatles were? And so you decide to sing their songs.

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Asbury Park, NJ, Rock ‘n Roll Film: Review

The film chronicles the ups and downs of the Jersey Shore town where a skinny, wild-haired kid named Springsteen and his friends rocked all night.

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