CS Blues (Cocksucker Blues)
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The behind-the-scenes activities of the Rolling Stones on their 1972 American tour are the focus of this quasi-documentary film which has had limited showings due to a lawsuit brought by the band, doubtlessly on the advice of their lawyers. Thus, its official release date (if any) is open to question. While some concert footage is included, it mostly focuses on the backstage and offstage behavior (and misbehavior) of the band and its road crew. Despite the film's cinéma vérité tone, some of the events filmed are clearly staged by the groupies, road crew, and band just for the benefit of… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"There are also some well composed and shot concert sequences, but what the film does best is present a picture of the mini-society that attached itself to the group at its peak. A pretty dismal society it is, too."
‑ , Time Out
"The Rolling Stones, through a smeared aquarium darkly"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Nonfans will be bored stiff, and even true believers may find the last half hour interminable, but the film's real distinction may be its willingness to be dull."
‑ J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
""Cocksucker Blues" is interesting from a time capsule point of view, but doesn't hold up as much of a movie."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"A fascinating, often chilling look at the rock star apparatus at its most grotesque and banal."
‑ Manohla Dargis, New York Times
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