Re: rock n roll movies

Jim Glenn (
Mon, 14 May 2001 10:37:31 -0700 (PDT)

What? No "A Hard Day's Night" or "Help!"? Bet you can't guess who I like!

Jim Glenn
Manager, Media Library
University of California, Riverside

At 10:13 AM 5/14/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Here's something for you to brainstorm about:
>I have a professor putting together a syllabus for a "History of Rock 'n
>Roll" class. We have documentaries covered, but she also wants to make use
>of feature films. They can about specific musicians, about the music
>industry, or simply where rock music is an important part of the movie.
>She said she's especially having problems coming up with ideas for films
>(documentary or feature) dealing with the 90s. Grunge, alternative, etc.
>(But just checked out the two series by PBS and Time Warner for
>Anyway, here are the film titles I've come up with so far:
>The Rose
>La Bamba
>Buddy Holly Story
>That thing you do
>Yellow Submarine
>Elvis movies
>Almost famous
>Spinal Tap
>Saturday Night Fever
>Back to the Future (dance scene "Johnny be good")
>Pink Floyd's The Wall
>Thanks in advance,