It Might Get Loud PG

It Might Get Loud
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DVD Details

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: December 22, 2009
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Sony Pictures

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh80%

Total Count: 114


User Ratings: 18,239
Turn up the volume. Full Review
East Bay Express
Aug 29, 2011
Rating: 3/5 -- The film might have benefited from a trim and a more linear approach, but mostly it fulfils its role as an illuminating homage to both the protagonists involved and, above all, the guitar as popular music's most timeless icon. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 8, 2010
Rating: 4/5 -- For once a film's tagline strikes the right note. ''It might not affect the way you play guitar, but it will change how you listen.'' Full Review
Sydney Morning Herald
Oct 29, 2009
It's a group portrait of three musicians and also, more intriguingly, a free-form historical and philosophical essay on the instrument that unites them.
New York Times
Aug 19, 2009
4 stars out of 5 -- [I]t's an engaging study of guitar heroism as a shared passion.
Jan 26, 2010
There are compelling moments dotted through the film...
Sight and Sound
Mar 1, 2010
It Might Get Loud ... oh yeah. It's gonna get real loud. This is the penultimate intimate rock experience and your own little piece of rock 'n roll heaven. Full Review
Behind The Lens
Nov 8, 2019

Product Description:

IT MIGHT GET LOUD is a slick documentary about three seminal guitarists from successive generations of rock royalty: Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, U2's the Edge, and the White Stripes/Raconteurs/Dead Weather's Jack White. The film follows the guitarists individually, in evocative settings like Headley Grange, the studio where "Stairway to Heaven" was written, and the Dublin high school where U2 first played together as teenagers. The three subjects sidestep music-biz gossip and open up about their influences, their approach to songcraft, and their aesthetic goals. Music lovers--guitar fanatics in particular--will thrill to some behind-the-scenes tech-talk as the artists explain how they get their respective sounds.

These fascinating individual interviews are intercut with impressionistic bits, animation, cool titles, mesmerizing vintage footage of the guitarists and their blues-singer heroes, and a round-robin jam featuring all three guitarists learning and playing each other's tunes. The live-music segments are at times awkward, as the men eye each other warily and shyly, seemingly unsure of how to interact. But when the music works--as it does on the trio's impromptu "Whole Lotta Love"--sparks fly and genuine smiles break out all over. Fortunately, these inspired moments outshine the clumsy onstage socializing, and viewers are left with the impression that these three very different masters have more in common than previously suspected.


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  • Sales Rank: 23,624
  • UPC: 043396315129
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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