Joe Strummer is shown wearing a leather jacket with a star stenciled on the rear, when in actuality his motorcycle jacket was undecorated.
The band did occasionally use a variation of that logo on promotional material, but only after the release of their 1980 'Combat Rock' album. It didn't come into common use until the band's demise, appearing on t-shirts and badges etc. See more »
A film that is music for the eyes, the ears and the heart!
Every once in a while a little film, with a tiny budget and a whole lot of heart, comes along and knocks you off your feet. London Town fulfills all the aspects of that category.
I won't bother to give you a blow by blow description of the story, that's easily found elsewhere. I will tell you I was more than thoroughly entertained and, since it was a 48 hour rental via my VOD system, I took the opportunity to watch it three times because it was just that good! The film is endearing, funny and the performances are stellar, especially the youngsters. Huttlestone is already on his way as a multi-talent, but Nell Williams was a new revelation for me and she shines here.
If for no other reason, you need to see this film for the incredibly brilliant work of Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Joe Strummer. He is simply mesmerizing and delivers a musical performance equal to that of any contemporary or historical rock star. (As a veteran of 7 Stones and 14 WHO concerts, I feel justified in that statement.) Derrick Borte managed to assemble a superb group of musicians to portray the rest of the band and the results are magical.
London Town is a special film, with something for everyone to love. Don't miss it!
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