Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "music documentary"

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Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll *** (1987, Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton) – Classic Movie Review 5176

Director Taylor Hackford’s 1987 documentary is a flamboyant, thoroughly enjoyable salute to the seemingly immortal Chuck Berry, with archive footage from the early Fifties, fantastic interviews with Sixties survivors and the old rocker himself, plus footage […]

Mar, 19

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years **** (2016) – Movie Review

Director Ron Howard’s delicious documentary compilation of footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles’ 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966 is fab – obviously. A labour of love, it features no personal lowdown stuff or […]

Sep, 16

Amy **** (2015) – Movie Review

Director Asif Kapadia’s documentary Amy is extremely well done, informative and moving, but also very depressing and upsetting. Amy Winehouse had it all – an incredible jazz voice, the ability to turn her emotional pain into clever […]

Jul, 01

Woodstock ***** (1970, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, Santana, Canned Heat, Joan Baez) – Classic Movie Review 197

Michael Wadleigh’s 1970 music documentary is absolutely fantastic, both for the astounding music and as a treasured time capsule. Released in cinemas to huge audiences and acclaim at the time, it’s essential viewing for all […]

Aug, 28

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