High school movies come out all the time. They are often similar, with tried and true tropes to get the next generation watching the same stuff as the previous one. Metal Lords is a bit different.Declassify >
The Netflix original film Quincy isn’t just a great documentary about Quincy Jones’ prolific music career. It’s a great reminder that, as an icon, Quincy’s reach and the scope of his work went far beyond entertainment and into social justice and the ongoing inspiration of generations.
Whatever you conjure in your mind when you read about Quincy Jones on the page or in this post, is just a fraction of what he has accomplished…Declassify >
Peter Jackson already took on one impossible theatrical endeavour, by bringing the Lord of the Rings to life in live-action. To do so, hard decisions had to be made about what made it in, and while I am still sore about Tom Bombadil not making the cut, I do understand.
With The Beatles: Get Back, Jackson has undertaken a similar task. Fans of Tolkien are as knowledgeable about their passion as Beatles fans are.Declassify >
Tom Petty is iconic with, and that’s without the Heartbreakers or Traveling Wilburys. On his second solo album, 1994’s “Wildflowers,” Petty cemented himself as a legendary singer-songwriter. While he already was an icon to most of us after eight albums with the Heartbreakers and another two with the Wilburys, this removed all doubt.
“Somewhere You Feel Free” is a documentary with some modern interviews peppered in.Declassify >
There are biographies and autobiographies that are about what a person did and how they achieved their particular brand of expertise, success, or celebrity, and then there are the ones that are about who that person really is.
The Real Frank Zappa Book is one such autobiography. You read this book and you don’t understand all of the important dates or instances of this or that which led to the Frank Zappa you know, but you do understand who he is. This isn’t as much of a history book as it is a philosophy book, it’s Frank’s philosophy, and he doesn’t pull any punches.Declassify >