The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy From... See full summary »
In a career chock full of "you've never seen him like this" moments, you've never seen David Bowie as you will in A Reality Tour. The rock legend and his ace band blaze through stunners ... See full summary »
Combining footage from interviews with the late great David Bowie and contributions from those who knew him personally, this documentary celebrates the illustrious life of one of the greatest artists to ever grace the stage.
A lot of well deserved praise has been heaped on the work and life of David Bowie since his very sad death in January this year. One of his great gifts was spotting trends and seeing the way the wind was blowing before anyone else, a facility he retained right up till he passed on. This great documentary uses personal quotes from the legend, as well as his songs.. It was released just three years before he died, and there are some unexpected highlights, like a sequence of Bowie filmed at Andy Warhol's Factory, which suggested that Bowie's talent for mime wasn't all it's cracked up to be. The structure of Five Years makes it a lot more interesting than your usual pop documentary. Rather than try to talk about 50 years of pop super-stardom in two hours, the movie gives us five year-long snapshots. Things are brought up to speed at the end with a snippet of what we could call The Next Year. The follow up "David Bowie "The Last Five Years" is out next year
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