"Dave Grohl's directorial debut "Sound City" is a music-lover's dream, with a fascinating look at the late studio that was the place where many of rock history's greatest albums were recorded, including Nirvana's "Nevermind," Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours," and Rage Against the Machine's still incendiary self-titled debut."
It's always good to support the West End Cinema, and this looks like a great chance to do so. I believe it's the only place this fine movie is playing in all of the DC area. The theater is small, so if you want to go, you should purchase a ticket now. It's $12. Here is the link to their website - you want Sound City at 5pm, Feb. 18.
This is at a good time of day where we can probably get something after and discuss.
Here's more from that recent Sundance Festival review:
"In addition, Grohl is able to weave another thread into the film: a philosophical exploration of not just the debate between analog purists and digital pioneers but also a celebration of people making music together, rather than people creating music on computers. At times, Grohl relies too much on telling rather than showing, and for the average person might be overwhelmed with too much "inside-baseball" information. But overall, this is an entertaining, thoughtful documentary that shows that among Grohl's greatest gifts is being a story-teller -- something he has done as a musician for more than two decades. Also important: make sure this film gets played LOUD."
Again, the chances are that this may sell out. Here's the link.