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British rock icon John Lydon and fellow bandmates recall the years they spent performing as Public Image Ltd.
Documentary exploring the singer-songwriter's career and music from her 1978 debut single Wuthering Heights to her 2011 album 50 Words for Snow with testimony from collaborators, fellow artists inspired by her work and fans.
It's 1978 and 14-year-old Nikolas is living an idyllic existence with his young brother and his archetypal, politicized hippie parents, the energetic Magnus (Sven Nordin) and the angelic Lone (Sonja Richter). When Lone is killed in a car accident, Magnus falls into a deep depression. Nikolas has nowhere to turn until his best friend proudly slaps his latest purchase on the turntable: The Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks.... (tiff.net)
A documentary about the punk band The Sex Pistols. The film tries to lit some of the backgrounds of their way through the punk era while telling the story of the band from zero back to zero. Features lots of interviews and comments of folks who were involved. (imdb)
An Italian NYC movie with Harvey Keitel playing a corrupt lieutenant and John Lydon playing a stalker. (thepiratebay.org)
Documentary chronicling the rise and fall of the punk movement with rare interview footage of Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen. Also concert and news footage. (imdb)
A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam perpetrated by him in order to make "a million pounds." Silly and hard to follow at times, but worth seeing for some excellent Pistols concert footage, some wickedly amusing animated sequences, and Sid Vicious' eerily prophetic performance of "My Way." (imdb)
Don Letts was one of the ultimate British punk insiders, both running the trendy London boutique Acme Attractions and DJing at the Roxy, the short-lived venue where most of the performances in his vital Super-8 document The Punk Rock Movie were recorded. (silentmovietheatre.com)
Sex Pistols: Buried Alive (1978) - Direct-to-Video
Featuring the infamous Bill Grundy interview, snippets of live footage including God Save the Queen, No Fun, and two version of Anarchy in the UK. Also watch for cameos by Siouxie, Malcolm, Vivienne, Jordan from Jubilee, and Shane McGowan who would later form the Pogues.
Classic Albums (1997) - TV Series