High Time on DVD
I have got to say that Almost Famous, a comedy which chronicles the journalistic travels of a young Rolling Stone reporter, is a well executed and entertaining movie that’s full of laughs, even if it’s senseless 70′s nostalgia. Having only rented it because I thought it was something Liz would not want to see (she’s supposed to be studying for finals.), I was a bit surprised when we both sat down to watch the entire story play out. It’s not all that complicated, but it’s done well enough to keep you entertained and makes you feel just the right amount of compassion for the characters (compliments of a stellar
Not to mention some early bonus points for references to Bowie, Lou Reed, and Iggy Pop — my own personal favorite trio of rock superegos.
Now, since this is my second movie review in a row, let’s see if I can end this with a cheezy movie critic’s recommendation —
“Almost Famous is top-notch quality entertainment, with a hilarious latitutde, that’s neither high-brow Zep, nor in your face Sabbath. Just a stereophonic rockin’ good time!”
Man, I did that a little too well. Let’s stick with “Way better than Cats.”