Opening Statement

At what point does living out your wildest fantasies become a huge pain in the ass? That’s always what I wonder when re-watching Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s amazing 2004 Metallica documentary Some Kind of Monster – by Matt Warren, November 14, 2016

Face the Fear

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster shows that living life is a process. It takes months of self-reflection, conversation, conflict, and action for the members of Metallica to adjust to a new reality – by Alex Moore, November 15, 2016

Heroes and Villains Past Their Prime

This might not have been the intent behind the film, but this Metallica fan understands Some Kind of Monster as a portrait of a band that should have broken up half a decade earlier, that is staying together for the money – by Patrick Brown, November 16, 2016

Filmography: Joe Berlinger

Joe Berlinger might not be among the first class of great American documentary filmmakers you’d think of, but his importance to the form cannot be overstated – by Aaron Pinkston, November 17, 2016

Further Streaming: Rock Docs

It is no surprise that a major subset of documentaries profile musicians at work. The documentary form allows for a wide variety of topics and styles, and this is no different when just considering rock docs – by Aaron Pinkston, November 18, 2016

Related Review: Hardwired... to Self-Destruct

But even Magnetic was nine whole years ago, which begs the question: where’s the band at now? Well, let’s tuck into the band’s just-released 10th album, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct and find out, shall we? – by Matt Warren, November 19, 2016