57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Studio 666

In the film the Foo Fighters (all six current band members starring themselves) move into a a mansion to record their highly anticipated tenth studio album. The mansion turns out to be haunted. In fact, it’s where the legendary band Dream Widow perished in a murder. Dave Grohl, who is supposed write the songs, is … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Studio 666

57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

Göteborg Film Festival is the largest film festival in the Nordic countries. Films are presented during a ten-day festival (in 2020 from 23 January to 3 February), creating a great banquet serving audiences nearly 450 films from some 80 countries. Although I’m born and raised in Göteborg and the film festival is almost as old … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

Western Stars [film] (auf Deutsch)

Der Konzertfilm Western Stars wurde bereits im Oktober uraufgeführt. Gestern (4 Dezember) war's endlich so weit für mich den Film anzusehen. Wie die meisten von ihnen schon wissen, ist der Film eine filmische Fassung von Bruce Springsteens neuestem Album mit demselben Namen. Es ist eine künstleriche Erweiterung Springsteens Auftritts, der im April in seinem riesiegen … Continue reading Western Stars [film] (auf Deutsch)

57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am

Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am paints a portrait of an artist of many facets. It presents a side of Clemons not many saw or knew. It's an intimate description of a man who searched for enlightenment and meaning. "Believe it or not, there was life before Bruce" This biography starts, as it … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am

57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Blinded by the Light

In the highly unlikely event that anyone may have missed what the film Blinded by the Light is about: Blinded by the Light is a British comedy-drama film inspired by the life of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor's acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N' Roll. Set in the town of Luton in … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on): Blinded by the Light

The Summer of Sorcery (auf Deutsch)

Gestern habe ich mir im Kino Asbury Park: Riot Redemption Rock 'n Roll angesehen. Es ist ein Dokumentarfilm, der die Geschichte von Asbury Park und dessen Musikszene erzählt. Genau dort haben u.a Bruce Springsteen, Little Steven und Southside Johnny ihre musikalischen Fähigkeiten verfeinert. Der Film ist absolut interessant und sehenswert aber, für mich, war die … Continue reading The Summer of Sorcery (auf Deutsch)