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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Elton John ‘Rocketman’ Biopic: Review

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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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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‘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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Who Were The Who Managers Lambert & Stamp?

Aspiring filmmakers Kit Lambert & Chris Stamp ended up managing The Who in their early years and having a profound effect on the band’s career

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Jimi Hendrix ‘Electric Church’ Doc: More Magic

The film captures the legend at his finest in a performance before his largest ever U.S. audience just a few months before his death. It’s coming to theaters

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Joni Mitchell ‘Live at the Isle of Wight 1970’: Review

At first she appears shaken and angry. She asks for some respect. She gets it. The audience begins listening attentively and calls her back for an encore.

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Grateful Dead ‘Long Strange Trip’ Documentary: Review

A sprawling collection of transcendent highs and the occasional free-falling low, much like a Dead concert. We review the 4-hour film

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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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Beatles Documentary, Eight Days a Week: Review

A nonstop rush of adrenaline, a comfort-food feast of melodic guitars and impeccable harmonies, unbridled creativity and boundless artistic determination, cheeky wit and newness and wonder and youth. And screams—lots of screams.

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