Showered with award nominations, Liz Garbus’ What Happened, Miss Simone? Let the talent do the talking, peppering colourful and mesmerising archive performances – her ‘I Love You, Porgy’ is worth the subs fee alone – with details of the blues legend’s abusive marriage, pill addiction, civil rights activism and https://www.anatoliabrookline.com/ notorious bipolar volatility. Sequel to Penelope Spheeris’ excellent 1981 cinematic dive into the US post-punk hardcore scene, here she turned her lens to the LA glam metal scene with even more salacious results. Ever picked up a needle-worn album from your collection and wondered what happened to the act?
As visual love letters to mixing desks go, they rarely come so funny, affectionate and brilliantly soundtracked. Alcohol rehab, indecision, band fights and group therapy with a “performance enhancement coach” during the troubled genesis of 2003’s ‘St Anger’ album make for an insight into the workings of a major league rock … Read More