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Velvet Goldmine
6.4 out of 10

Velvet Goldmine

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Velvet Goldmine

BluRay Authority
14 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Brian Slade (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) was on top of the glam rock world, but faked his own death in an outlandish on stage incident. Ten years ago, Slade ended a musical performance with a faux assassination, faking his death and vanishing from the spotlight.
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Overall 9
Actors overall 9
Audio 8
Extras 9

Velvet Goldmine (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
13 December 2011
  • Summary: Judge Brett Cullum loves this film because it rocks, and it features two sci fi heroes getting it on on top of a skyscraper.
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Overall 8
Movie overall 7
Extras 5

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

10 December 2011
  • Conclusion: Velvet Goldmine may not in fact be history (and Haynes insists it shouldn't be viewed as such), but it is hugely entertaining almost all of the time. When seen more as a commentary, almost an impressionistic evocation of an era, rather than an outright "document" of what it was like then, the film...
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Overall 5

Velvet Goldmine

High-Def Digest
6 December 2011
  • Conclusion: Writer and director Todd Haynes pays tribute to a short-lived musical movement from the 70s in 'Velvet Goldmine.' An overtly flamboyant and ambitious film surrounding the relationship of a David Bowie-like pop idol and an Iggy Pop-like rocker, played amusingly by Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Ewan...
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Overall 3

Velvet Goldmine

23 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Glamrocken – 70-talets glittriga rockera inleddes väl med David Bowie och Marc Bolan bland andra och dödades av Slade. I Velvet Goldmine tolkar Todd Haynes denna tid på ett mindre lyckat vis. Det är en film som misslyckas med det mest elementära – att engagera någon känsla hos sin publik.
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