Glastonbury Reviews

May 13, 2009
April 7, 2007
... as muddy as Yasgur's farm back in the day.
April 5, 2007
For all the posers with light sticks and piercings, there are moments of Dada-esque beauty, not to mention some great music from Tinariwen, Bjork, David Bowie and the late, great Joe Strummer.
March 8, 2007
The portrait is spectacular and inclusive, if sometimes a bit overwhelming and confusing.
March 2, 2007
A warm and witty, detailed look at this parallel universe.
February 24, 2007
The film is clearly an act of boosterism, and it makes a pretty good case for the Glastonbury cause.
February 22, 2007
The overall soundtrack seamlessly patches together a sonic quilt of eclectic music that evokes a kind of timeless flow. It's not a Glastonbury of any particular vintage, but rather a continuum of experiences that have occurred on this sacred ground.
June 24, 2006
A frenetic cut-and-paste job that is free of voiceover, commentary or even titles to introduce interviewees. Such calculated vagueness works, and the lingering impression is of a messy and hedonistic free-for-all.
May 6, 2006
This is entertaining stuff, though and there's a big laugh when a hippy juggling flaming torches sets fire to himself.
May 6, 2006
A magical documentary recounting the 35 tumultuous years of the Glastonbury Music Festival, this is an exhilarating experience.
April 13, 2006
The rest is a mishmash of sequences from many different sources including homemade video going back to the 1970s and stitched together at random.
February 13, 2006
A long, structureless muddle that does justice to neither the stellar acts nor changing countercultural times event has encompassed.