We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen Reviews

May 13, 2009
December 6, 2005
We Jam Econo is a must for the trio's fans, although non-aficionados of the group's cacophonous music may be puzzled by all the on-screen accolades showered on the band.
September 26, 2005
For people who are Minutemen fans and movie buffs, We Jam Econo is kind of a mixed blessing.
August 26, 2005
This is an insider's tour -- the uninitiated are, frankly, not likely to be converted.
August 25, 2005
The spiky documentary in their honor keeps alive the echoes of their slapdash, Smithsonian-worthy sound.
August 23, 2005
It's refreshing to see a doc in which the biggest boldfaced name is Flea, who gushes over Watt and Boon's reluctance to tune their instruments.
July 8, 2005
The filmmakers have assembled a remarkable cast of voices, including Henry Rollins, Flea, Ian MacKaye, Thurston Moore, Richard Hell, J Mascis, critic Richard Meltzer, and Watt's mom.
June 3, 2005
The Minutemen were influential then and now, and We Jam Econo is a valentine to the band and D. Boon's memory. They're immortal now, and that's as it should be.