A full band discography and a set of photos of the clash also feature on the dvd. This is the clashes complete documentary and overview of the entire span of the bands career. Westway to the world awarded best long form music video at the grammy awards 2003. I mean, the guns of brixton feels more like a minimovie than just another song on a record. The clashs profile including the latest music, albums, songs, music videos and more updates. New documentary the rise and fall of the clash premieres at madrid and new york. Revolution rock is an exciting new documentary film directed by longtime clash collaborator and grammywinning producer don letts westway to the world that chronicles the electric live performances of one of the most influential bands to emerge from the uk. From their origins in mid1970s england to their worldwide fame and breakup, its all here. The more recent twodisc set the essential clash does acknowledge cut the craps chief. January 2016 december 2015 november 2015 october 2015 september 2015 august 2015.
Watch jonathan rhys meyers play the clashs joe strummer in. A 2000 documentary film about the british punk rock band the clash. The interviews are simply shot by letts, who has mixed the interviews with live footage and rare film, which plays out against the individual memories of triumphs and frustrations. Apr 10, 2017 the site of the recording of the clashs most celebrated album, 1979. In 2003 it won the grammy award for best long form. Theyll encounter dinosaurs, aliens, killer robots, and the wind witch herselfwith new friends and oldand be faced with some of. If youre grounding in clash history rests on don letts grammywinning music documentary westway to the world or the compilationcumbiography clash on broadway, youd think the only band that mattered simply ceased to be with jones ouster. The clash were the band who made punk real, they were the last great british rockn roll band, they were the coolest, the most political, the most eclectic and most thrilling of the punk bands. Westway to the world directed by don letts, the clash. The clashs landmark album london calling to be celebrated at bfi. Winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. New york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central. Even so, westway to the world is exhaustive and utterly inspirational.
The clashs mick jones and paul simonon will be at bfi southbank with don letts for an evening of film and music. Select which paths to send your units on as enemy units are deployed from the opposite end of each path. Also includes the clash on broadway, filmed in 1982 during the bands 17 back to back shows in new york city. Directed by don letts, the film combines old footage from the bands personal collection filmed in 1982 when the clash went to new york with new interviews conducted for the film by mal peachey of members mick jones, paul simonon, topper headon, and joe.
The best documentary ever made about the clash dangerous. Topper headon, mick jones, paul simonon, and joe strummer in the clash. That astounding footage makes up much of the bbc clash documentary that can be viewed in the video above. May, 2016 mohamed diabs disturbing and technically daring thriller positions the viewer on the inside of an egyptian police van in 20 as postrevolution tensions boil over. Clash city rockers mick jones and paul simonon recall the glory days. Also includes the clash on broadway, filmed in 1982 during the bands 17 backtoback shows in new york city. A career retrospective of british punk band the clash, featuring exclusive interviews with the entire band. Westway to the world 2000 don letts on allmovie this efficient, enjoyable documentary charts the. The clash listen and stream free music, albums, new. The clash were an english rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of british punk rock. Winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. The site of the recording of the clashs most celebrated album, 1979. Though it could use some dramatic tightness, clash is a commendable film, in which its limited pointofview says enough to the original horror and poignantly makes humanity a nonpolitical issue.
The result is a riveting documentary, sure to please clash fans, both casual and diehard. Directed by band friend and member of bad don letts, westway to the world provides an 80minute course in the brief but bright existence of the clash. Westway to the world is the only full, unexpurgated story of one of rock musics legendary acts. Joe strummer, mick jones, paul simonon and nicholas topper headon give their personal account of the clash. Aug 28, 2012 if youre grounding in clash history rests on don letts grammywinning music documentary westway to the world or the compilationcumbiography clash on broadway, youd think the only band that mattered simply ceased to be with jones ouster. For most of their recording career, the clash consisted of joe strummer lead vocals, rhythm guitar, mick jones lead guitar, vocals, and paul simonon bass, backing vocals, occasional lead vocals. Clash of the worlds by chris columbus, ned vizzini and chris rylander just when the walker kids thought life would finally go back to normal, they realize their adventures are far from over. The bfi today announce a special screening of the clash. Clash of the worlds is a realtime strategy game that is played on a battlefield with multiple paths. Westway to the world is the story about the legendary british punk rock band who started off as a very political voice during britains most chaotic moments in the late 1970s to become what many said the only band that mattered where they would fall apart in the early 1980s. This efficient, enjoyable documentary charts the rise and fall of the british punk group the clash, widely considered one of the greatest bands of all time. Westway to the world 2000 starring clash and terry chimes on dvd and bluray.
The clash licensed to youtube by sme on behalf of sony bmg music uk. Mohamed diabs disturbing and technically daring thriller positions the viewer on the inside of an egyptian police van in 20 as postrevolution tensions boil over. Westway to the world don letts, 2000 to celebrate the clash and their eradefining. Mick jones licks on songs such as hate and war were heavily influenced by classic american rock and roll, and the cover of junior murvins reggae hit police and thieves showed that the bands musical influences were already wide. In 2003 it won the grammy awards for the best long form music video. These days most of the arches under this motorway flyover form part of a west london urban cultural complex.
Along with punk rock, they experimented with reggae, ska, dub, funk, rap and rockabilly. Some of the most iconic moments in music to be captured on film include. With terry chimes, terence dackombe, topper headon, mick jones. Black and white silent film written by joe strummer featured on the essential clash dvd.
Today, the clash westway to the world the bands story as told by. A new documentary film on the clash directed by danny garcia and coproduced by robin banks and david mingay rude boy will premiere this month at madrids transmissions festival and a week later at new yorks cbgbs festival on july 5th. In worlds away like in original clash n slash you must defend your planet from alien invaders arriving from all around the galaxy. The dvd contains a wealth of extra interview footage including paul simonon talking about setting fire to lester bangs. Impossible iii, match point, bend it like beckham will portray the clashs joe strummer in an upcoming film called london town, according to rolling stone. On their debut, the clash famously claimed to be bored with the usa, but the clash wasnt a parochial record. In westway to the world director don letts takes footage of old clash shows and works them around interview footage with the band members. Nov 12, 2012 the clash licensed to youtube by sme on behalf of sony bmg music uk. Westway to the world is a 2000 documentary film about the british punk rock band the clash. Clash is far from an easy watch, but the storys rippedfromtheheadlines energy more than makes up for its unrelentingly grim tone and sketchily developed. Watch amazing new bbc clash documentary the clash new. The best documentary ever made about the clash dangerous minds.
The clash westway to the world sony music on vimeo. However, in the late nineties, all of the four main members of the clash participated in a project to document their history. Clash of the worlds, a free online strategy game brought to you by armor games. Unlike many of their peers, their impact was international, as they sold millions of records and. I made a clash documentary called westway to the world. Westway functions like most other documentaries of this sort. The new years day show was performed at the roxy club, a. The clash westway 41 images created 26 may 2012 if you keep walking all the way down londons portobello road, way past the tourists, the bricabrac stalls and antique shops and you will eventually find yourself under the a40 westway. The account of the clashs two week stay in new york is slightly more impressionistic than westway to the world but contains a hilarious topper headon interview. Issued to coincide with the bands official documentary, westway to the world, this album of live. If you keep walking all the way down londons portobello road, way past the tourists, the bricabrac stalls and antique shops and you will eventually find yourself under the a40 westway. Watch jonathan rhys meyers play the clashs joe strummer. The clash were the real deal, and this film captures just how damn special they really were.
Probably the best documentary ever made about the clash don letts westway to the world. The centerpiece of the film is a live clash performance from new years day, 1977, three months before the release of their landmark debut album, simply titled, the clash. In 2003 it won the grammy award for best long form music video directed by don letts, the film combines old footage from the bands personal collection filmed in 1982 when the clash went to new york city with new interviews conducted for the film by mal peachey of members mick jones, paul. Westway to the world, a documentary on the rise and fall of the clash by renowned part of the british punk scene don letts, makes its way to dvd in what is described as a directors cut so presumably its longer than the original version, or something. The united states world premier of the rise and fall of the clash will place on thursday july 5th at. The 50 best music documentaries and concert films ever vulture. The documentary series will be added to our collection of 575 free movies online. A career retrospective of british punk band the clash, featuring exclusive interviews. Im up and down the westwayin and out the lightswhat a great traffic system its so brighti cant think of a better way to spend the nightthan speeding around underneath the yellow light and they called their 2000 documentary film westway to the world. Units on the same path will fight each other to the death and proceed to. Don letts superb westway to the world documentary allows the clash to tell the. Westway to the world features the legendary punk rock group, the clash, in a series of revealing interviews intertwined with hefty doses of previously unseen live footage encompassing the bands career in its entirety. Artikelen van topper headon koop je eenvoudig online bij.871 1388 490 113 1026 325 767 296 1048 534 1394 862 183 193 821 772 1412 207 288 180 767 1367 935 440 1378 741 248 455 841 845 533 349 286 595 648 910 824 648 200 1273 931