Stones' rock is simply electric with Scorsese's master touch; echo live YOUR GUIDE TO WHAT'S ON IN SOUTH WALES.Byline: GAVIN ALLEN Gavin Allen is an Australian former rugby league player. Career
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SHINE A LIGHT
(12A, 122 mins) Documentary *****
MASTER director Martin Scorsese might be best known for his gangster epics but he is slowly reinventing himself as an arch documentary maker.
It stared for Scorsese when he chronicled The Band in The Last Waltz (1978) and eventually continued it with his magnificent Bob Dylan chronicle, No Direction Home (2005).
His latest effort is a concert film of The Rolling Stones, shot on 16 cameras in Autumn 2006 at New York's Beacon Theater.
Scorsese has regularly used Stones music in his films to superb effect and he knows exactly what to do with the actual band when presented with them; he just films them doing what they do best.
From electrifying guest appearances (Jack White, Buddy Guy and Christina Aguilera), to celebrity guests like the Clintons, its got all the razzmatazz razz·ma·tazz
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2. Ambiguous or evasive language; double talk.
3. Ebullient energy; vim. you'd expect.
It opens with Mick Jagger knifing his hips through a storming Jumping Jack Flash, and every few songs tosses in some archive interview footage, including an early appearance on Parky parky
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"Can you picture yourself at the age of 60 doing what you do?" he asks.
"Oh yeah, easily," grins Jagger; cut to him doing it at the Beacon Theater.
A succinct live documentary of a truly great band.