I spent my teen years in the '90s and till today I'm still a huge fan of The X-Files, Arsenal FC, and my favorite band ever, OASIS, and so naturally I was geekin' out about this new docu about them, directed by Mat Whitecross. Brought to you by the producers of "Amy" and "Senna" OASIS: SUPERSONIC chronicles the incredible true story of the rise, reign, explosion and fall of the legendary rock band OASIS.
Now, here's the thing, if you're as big a fan of theirs as I am, you'd already know their story by heart, how they came to be, their humble but happy beginning, what they did to make a living in their early years, how they got together as a band and how they eventually signed on to a recording deal. This really isn't anything new for us fans. But to those who don't know those details, OASIS: SUPERSONIC goes thorough and chronologically in presenting them. The film really really goes into the heart of it, it's authentic, it's magnetic, it draws you in and it covers every little detail, one after the other and it interviews every person directly involved during each specific moment.
I may be mistaken but I don't believe this is the first docu that's ever made about OASIS, but it's definitely one that leaves no stone unturned. It's as definitive and as extensive as it gets. Especially with all the raw archival footage from the earl '90s when they were just a struggling band, that alone manages to transport a lot of us back through time, all of a sudden, nostalgia of things used to be just come rushing in like a floodgate had just been opened. It's fascinating when you look at the two brothers, Noel and Liam, because they have a peculiar way of showing sibling love to each other. Just like any other siblings, they too would fight, but I suppose it finally got to a point where they just had to part. But the combination of Noel Gallagher's songwriting talent and Liam's unique distinctive voice are the stuff that rock history is made of. You see their arc, the evolution of the band, their transition, their effort in adapting to the times, all covered in OASIS: SUPERSONIC, which is a must-see docu for us OASIS fans everywhere, it opens the door to one of all-time greatest rock bands. A24 releases OASIS: SUPERSONIC in U.S. theaters as a one-night only theatrical event on October 26, 2016
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