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Certification15 Our Rating

Former pro-skater Stacy Peralta wrote and directed this gem of a film about the birth of vert skating that took place in LA in the 70s. Showing the evolution of skateboarding from the traditional flatland style to the surf-inspired vert style which utilized empty swimming pools and mass amounts of courage. Dogtown is a real ode of love to skating and the intensity of which will even appeal to those not obsessed with the skate scene. Actual footage and retrospective interviews with the original find out more...

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Self-confessed in-it-for-life metaller Sam Dunn is narrator and guide in this erudite documentary about that most misunderstood and derided of musical genres, heavy metal. Dunn is an anthropologist and, as such, intends to challenge outsiders' perceptions about the clichés of satanism, spots and sexual confusion with an investigation of the realities inside the metal scene and its many sub-genres. Along the way he speaks to metallers of note Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath), Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maid find out more...

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An artful documentary about the life of Daniel Johnson, singer/songwriter, artist, cartoonist and general artistic genius, but a man sadly afflicted with a severe mental illness that makes him totally self-delusional and an occasional danger to both himself and others. Daniel, raised in a Christian fundamentalist family in deepest West Virginia, amongst many of his fantasies, sees Devils everywhere, and with his overblown self-importance, not helped by his legions of admirers, vying with his low find out more...

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The Filth and the Fury is the last in a long line of documentaries on the Sex Pistols and is the best. Bromley's finest are shown in a sympathetic light whilst their infamous manager Mr Maclaren is shown up to be the cad he really was. During their regretablely short, but prehaps inevitably so, 26 month career the Pistols became the ultimate in media scapegoats whilst rising to near god like status amongst their hordes of fans. This film is a must for fans as well as the new generation who have find out more...

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The Dark Side of the Moon remained on bestseller charts for nearly 14 years, ensuring that the contents of the album permeated the cultural consciousness to the same degree as it's classic sleeve art. Recent years have even seen the album blessed with its own urban myth, tying its lyrical concepts to the classic movie The Wizard of Oz (start the album off at the MGM lion's third roar at the beginning of said movie and see how many 'coincidences' occur...)Here the album's origins and enduring imp find out more...