Sisters with Transistors: film review

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Sisters with TransistorsDir. Lisa RovnerMetrograph Pictures/Modern FilmsRelease date: 23 April 2021Runtime: 86 minutes Women pioneered electronic music techniques and technologies, and the sounds of their stories reverberate and echo across the screen in Lisa Rovner’s powerful new documentary. Sisters with Transistors is an ameliorative revisionist history of modern music. By using purely archival footage, Rovner […]

Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché – film review

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Poly Styrene: I Am A ClichéDir. Celeste Bell and Paul SngModern FilmsRelease Date: 27 February 2021Runtime: 89 minutes A dazzling documentary that will renew your faith in the power of cinema to depict lives that aren’t so easily narrated. Sure, it’s a film about Poly Styrene, the self-named lead singer of X-Ray Spex who made […]

Review: Chuck Berry The Original King of Rock N’ Roll Documentary

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Chuck Berry By Mike O’Cull Following a run on the film festival circuit and some special drive-in showings around the USA, the official Chuck Berry documentary Chuck Berry: The Original King Of Rock ‘N’ Roll was released on Blu-ray November 27th, 2020. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Jon Brewer (B.B. King: The Life Of [Continue] Continue […]

Story of Legendary Bluesman Joe Bonamassa in ‘Guitar Man’ Documentary Releases Dec. 8, 2020

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Guitar Man Discover the extraordinary story of legendary bluesman Joe Bonamassa in the inspirational documentary GUITAR MAN, arriving on Video-On-Demand and for Digital purchase December 8, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment. From average Joe by day to guitar hero at night, GUITAR MAN tells the incredible rise of blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa, whose hard work and determination have made him one of today’s [Continue] Continue […]