"It was like the world went from black & white to Technicolor," says Keith Richards of the emergence of Elvis Presley in the mid-'50s, and this look at the King's first official album (the legendary Sun Sessions weren't issued in album form until well after the fact) backs up that claim. The one-hour program (plus 40 minutes of bonus interview material on the DVD) combines performance footage (the early TV shows are not to be missed), photos, and more to limn Presley's early days, when he combined country, blues, and R&B to forge a unique, galvanizing style. Sun producer Sam Phillips, author Peter Guralnick, Presley's musicians, and others are on hand to provide insight and background. But in the end, of course, it comes down to the music--and when you're talking about the likes of "Blue Suede Shoes," "Tutti Frutti," "Money Honey," and "Heartbreak Hotel" (a single that actually wasn't on the album), "classic" hardly begins to cover it.
The story behind Elvis's first album features performances from 1955 and '56, interviews with the King and rare home movies of him at play and work. There are also interviews with Sam ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
WS W (us) wrote: Part 2 of :- The cheesy melodrama continues.Quite a guilty pleasure though.
Paavo L (kr) wrote: keskivertoa parempaa tusinatoimintaa. Elokuvassa entinen Navy Seal tai joku vastaava armeijan erikoismies (Snipes) tulee petetyksi ryostokeikalla ja sitten selvitellaanki kuka petti ja miksi seka kuka on kaiken takana jne. Elokuva on yllattavankin sujuvasti eteneva ja toimintakohtaukset tempaavat mukaansa. Harmi, etta dialogin on kirjoittanut joku jolla ei ole minkaanlaisia lahjoja kyseiseen hommaan. Olen nahnyt metsoloissa paremmin kirjoitettua dialogia. Elokuva onkin parhaimmillaan kun toimitaan eika puhuta. Paskan dialogin takia arvosana putoaa kahteen tahteen. vaikea sanoa olisiko tama keskiverto actionleffa dialogilla puolitahtea vai jopa kokonaisen tahden parempi nyt kuitenkin nain
Kaitlyn V (nl) wrote: Augh, not a fan. I loved the first one and remember waiting for it to first air on Disney when I was a kid. Then came the second one which I could deal with. But all of the ones after that just weren't good. They need to learn to stop something when it's actually still good rather than suffocating every last dime out of it.
David C (jp) wrote: surprisingly fun low budget thriller/horror
FraserJay M (it) wrote: Doesn't start get good until half way through and apart from a few stand-out scenes is less rewarding than it should be, given the premise. Watch Glazer's "Under The Skin" instead, which is perfect.
Cole W (de) wrote: A flawed, but decent risque tribute to the classic Hitchcock films.
Bob V (gb) wrote: First of nine Tracy-Hepburn vehicles and one that sets the theme for many of these collaborations: women's rights and the battle of the sexes. Though quite well done, well acted, and well written, I think the later "Adam's Rib" deals with all the subject matter more expertly and by then the Tracy/Hepburn chemistry is in full force, so this movie has the misfortune of paling in comparison. The view on feminism can bother viewers today since (as in most of the Hepburn battle of the sexes films actually) no matter how strong the woman, no matter how enlightened the man, the message always seems to come down to "reign it in honey and learn how to cook".If you haven't seen either this or "Adam's Rib", I advice you to see this one first, you'll enjoy it, and then watch the other one, so you can be surprised to see how that one improves upon a good thing.
Tyler R (au) wrote: Good looking twenty-somethings playing teenagers? Check. Shaky found footage? Check. Loud noises? Double check. Welcome to the current state of horror films, and The Gallows. In the film, a group of teenagers are locked in a school the night before the big stage play that hasn't been put on since the horrible accident. To be honest and give credit where it's due, the film has a couple good ideas. Now, to take that credit away as quickly as possible, it squanders those ideas again and again. The acting, to get the ball rolling, is serviceable. No one is expecting anything out of these actors, as they are just filling the shoes of genre cliches, but they are serviceable. As for everything else, good luck figuring out what is actually happening. Once the kids break in, it's all loud noises and darkness. Fortunately, the film is a brisk one and the pacing keeps things going once they start, so by the time it does end, the viewer is left with a drawn out slog. Like I said, there are good ideas, but they are wasted, which is a shame, since Unfriended was a nice resurgence for found footage horror.