Let's Spend the Night Together
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Let's Spend the Night Together
This is the fifth feature-length film in which the Rolling Stones appeared, their most well-known being Gimme Shelter in 1970. In this instance, their 1980 performances at the Sun Devil stadium of Arizona State University in Tempe and at the indoor Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey are presented in sequence. Many camera angles, shots of the crowds, and montages that feature repetitive movements or actions on the part of the performers are combined to spice up the 24 songs. Mick Jagger works the crowd with his batteries supercharged, enough to wear out more sedentary viewers -- which would be… More

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"Let's Spend the Night Together is the classiest of concert movies, even if that sounds as if it ought to be a contradiction in terms."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"An account of three gigs, filmed during the Stones' 1981 American tour, that rarely strays beyond the confines of the vast stages."
‑ , Time Out
"At the beginning of the film I was caught up in the Stones' waves of sound energy, and fascinated by Jagger's exhilarating, limitless onstage energy. By the end of the film I was simply stunned."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
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