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Sound City

Overview


Genre :

Documentary, Music

Release Date :

February 01, 2013 (Limited)

Director :

Dave Grohl

Starring :

Tom Petty, Barry Manilow, Stevie Nicks, James Brown, Mike Campbell, Dave Grohl, Rick Springfield, Corey Taylor, Lars Ulrich, Mick Fleetwood, Trent Reznor, Nate Mendel

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

4 of 4

“..the movie doesn't quite come as full circle as that, but it's sure an awesome effort..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..terrifically entertaining..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
“..high-spirited, emotional and funny, "Sound City" is, of all things, a mash note to a machine. Not just any machine, however, but one that helped change the face of rock 'n' roll..”
by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
3 of 4

“..Grohl's appreciation for the inhabitants of this dingy demimonde, from the artists to the secretaries at the front desk, makes Sound City an infectious and sincere Valentine to a rapidly disappearing art form..”
by Howard Cohen [Miami Herald]
3 of 5

“..Grohl's aim is to explore the aura of a place, but what he winds up proving is that people make the magic..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
Review rate : B-
Reviewed by William Goss [Film.com]
Reviewed by Neil Genzlinger [New York Times]
Reviewed by Alan Scherstuhl [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Ian Buckwalter [NPR]

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