U2: Rattle and Hum
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This excellent documentary follows the Irish group U2 on their concert tour of the United States in support of their seventh album Joshua Tree. The politically involved rock quartet sets their sights on American musical influences, previously ignored. They quickly immerse themselves in the musical culture with a recording session at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. Four tracks were recorded that ended up on their next record appropriately called Rattle And Hum. Blues Legend B.B.King adds his vocals and guitar work to Love Comes To Town, and Angel Of Harlem is a passionate tribute to the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

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"Among the best concert films ever."
‑ Michael A. Smith, Nolan's Pop Culture Review
"Unsatisfying, humorless documentary on the stalwart Irish band"
‑ Jon Niccum, Lawrence Journal-World
"Nicely shot if not terribly innovative concert film."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Nitrate Online
"Awfully preachy for a rock movie, but still has some great tunes."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"R&H exists as it does simply because U2 had “planned” too much ahead of time, the antithesis of spontaneity and the killjoy of documentary filmmaking."
‑ Collin Souter, eFilmCritic.com
"They're the biggest band in the world; you'd think they'd at least have something interesting to say."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
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