That's the Way of the World
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
That's the Way of the World
This cult favorite from director/producer Sig Shore featured the music of Earth, Wind and Fire and had a #1 soundtrack album, but went belly-up at the box-office. That's a shame, because what other film offers viewers Harvey Keitel as a record producer who skates at an all-black disco rink, Bert Parks as a child molester, and squeaky-clean singer Jimmy Boyd ("I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus") as a hardcase junkie? Other treats on hand include the manager of a Christian pop band threatening to stick an ice pick in Keitel's ear and appearances by noted disc jockeys Murray the K… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"World has much to share on the topic of corruption and the burn of self-preservation, articulated with a wonderfully combative atmosphere and a distinct groove."
‑ Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com
"If I chose to write a review of That's the Way of the World the length of which accurately reflected the duration of its star attraction Earth, Wind & Fire, I should have stopped writing two clauses ago."
‑ Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine
"It's a movie that could have been made thirty years earlier or thirty years later without losing an ounce of its relevancy."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
More reviews for That's the Way of the World on Rotten Tomatoes