Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

This critically-acclaimed documentary on Metallica follows the legendary heavy metal band in the early 2000s as they struggle for two years to create their album St Anger.

After bassist Jason Newsted quits the band in 2001, the three remaining members grapple with 20 years of repressed anger and aggression with the help of a group therapist. Oscar-nominated filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky (Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory) chart the band's revealing journey of personal growth.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

Almost anyone who experiences this film – Metallica fan or not – will come out so curious to hear the album that it would be no surprise to see St. Anger, a year after it was first released, storm the top of the charts all over again.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

If "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" has a message, it's great being a rock god up to a point, but most rock gods play the role long after it's much fun.

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Variety

Variety

One needn’t be a fan of Metallica or heavy metal to be engrossed throughout.

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