A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.
A live Metallica concert backed by a 80 piece symphony orchestra, conducted by Michael Kamen. Two songs are debuted, "- Human" and "No Leaf Clover". A documentary is included. It also was released on audio CD.
Dutch director Anton Corbijn was offered to helm the project, but he had to decline due to scheduling conflicts with his thriller A Most Wanted Man. See more »
When Trip has found the bag, he opens it to find out what is inside. A few moments later, when he tries to run from the angry mob, the bag is still open. In the next shot, running towards the high fence, the bag is closed. It would have been impossible for him to close the bag while running. See more »
[the only time his voice is heard]
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Metallica plays during the entire end credits. Images of Metallica playing in an empty arena alternate with the credits. After a while, Trip enters the arena to watch them play. See more »
I've just watched this and don't quite know what to make of it.
Whilst I love my hard rock and heavy metal, I'm not a massive fan of Metallica however I'd heard about this and wanted to check it out.
I must admit, I want to see them live now though! If this is an indication of their concerts and level of enthusiasm, I'm in!
The concert stuff was great. The effects were amazing. Just not sure about the tie in with the story. It was OK, but it didn't grab me by the big ones and drag me in. It could've been so much more perhaps (but not sure what!!!)
I'd suggest for the die-hard fans only....
Oh, by the way, watch right through the credits!!!
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