Almost Famous is
a movie that lets you look at the many sides of rock and roll
in the 70s. It shows the journalism views from a 15-year-old
boy and takes you backstage to hotel rooms, on the bus, even
airplanes to show some of the down sides of road life.
It touches on just about every aspect of
It's just a wonderful movie to watch. There's so many good actors
and performances--too many to mention.
There should be lots of Academy picks from
A real surprise movie, even if you don't
like rock & roll.
Finally, a movie about the 70s that does
not pour on the nostalgia and show the decade through rose-colored
glasses. Well, maybe a little.
is a backstage look at rock & roll that is well-scripted,
has believable characters, is charming, witty, and sure to be
noticed at Oscar time.
Immensely entertaining and a must see!
is about a roll band on the road, called Stillwater, that gives
a young reporter a rock 'n roll education.
The screenwriter, who has lived the story,
recalls everything as a teen rock reporter, bringing a hazy decade
into focus in the 70s.
It's the pain and exhilaration of that
time, rather than a movie about "look at all the funny hairstyles
we once had (of course, there was a bit of that too)," he