Jingle Bell Rocks
April 20, 2014
Last night on TVO I watched ‘Jingle Bell Rocks‘, a documentary all about Christmas music (and those who seek it out and collect it). Overall, it was decent – with some great little bits of knowledge. That said, there were more than a couple of parts where I was awaiting the next scene (already!).
No Room For Rock Stars
April 19, 2014
I’m a big music fan, but not really of the bands that normally play The Vans Warped Tour. That said, I’m up for a music doc. At HotDocs last night I took in “No Room For Rock Stars“, a doc made following the tour from city to city across North America. It’s not focused on the performances, but the personalities — and the wide spectrum of personalities. It also follows around a group of kids in a band who just want a chance to be on the bill. They were selling CDs to people waiting in line to get into the festival – at every tour stop.