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)

57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald

The film Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald, which was released in November 2018, is the sequel to 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It features fewer beasts but is equally fantastic. The film is available in both 2D and 3D. I saw it in 2D but I can imagine it works very … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald

57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour is set during a particularly tense time in British history. The Nazis were at their most powerful, combatting their way through Europe and threatening the very existence of the United Kingdom. It focuses on Winston Churchill's role in his early days as Prime Minister. He must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or rally the … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on) Darkest Hour

57 Channels (and nothin’ on) “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri is a film with contradictions. It balances between comedy and tragedy. It's a warm-hearted film about revenge and also a film about how anger destroys and consumes. The plot in short: Mildred Hayes' daughter has been raped and murdered. More than half a year later, the police have no leads, … Continue reading 57 Channels (and nothin’ on) “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”