Metallica Through the Never Reviews

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October 3, 2013
Even as someone who finds Metallica's music silly (ditto the movie's incoherent apocalyptic fantasy sequences), I was floored by much of the visual imagination.
October 1, 2013
It's all very appropriately overblown, and director Antal gives the fireworks as much attention as he does each performer.
September 29, 2013
A gigantic spectacle, a virtual-reality experience that is both ridiculous and sublime, sometimes in the same moment.
September 27, 2013
Metallica, those thrash virtuosos of doom, get the grand 3-D opera they deserve: a godless-apocalypse-meets-Vegas spectacle, full of fireballs and electric chairs.
September 27, 2013
Metallica is as fierce and intense as ever, and the greatest hits set the band performs is a barrage of heavy riff-age that captures the band at its most vital.
September 27, 2013
In the real world, concerts build to a climax, then return for two or three more; on the screen, alas, "Metallica: Through the Never" just kind of peters out.
July 14, 2016
Metallica: Through the Never- three-quarters-concert film, one-quarter-disaster epic-is the most fun I've had at the movies this year.
June 23, 2016
For a loyal fan, this is something of a godsend.
April 15, 2016
Giddily preposterous.
December 15, 2013
Two films wrangling for dominance and neither finding the purchase necessary to succeed.
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