For so many reasons, 2021 was a good year to want to travel half a century back in time. Not that 1971 was perfect, or a time when (North) America was necessarily great again. The start of the seventies were, if anything, just as F-d up as things are today. Pollution was ruining the planet,
My friend Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News tweeted that, “You have to love The Beatles as much as John loved Yoko to watch all 8 hours of ‘Get Back’ in one day.” As usual, Alan is not wrong. I love The Beatles and even I had to watch Peter Jackson’s epic repackaging of “Let
There will be many who watch Peter Jackson’s The Beatles Get Back, currently rolling out over three consecutive days on Disney+, who will say six hours is not enough. Having watched the second two-hour installment, as John Lennon says on “Revolution,” count me “in — out.” It begins with such drama. George Harrison has walked
Who wouldn’t want to spend six hours with The Beatles? Even if it is in January of 1969? Watching director Peter Jackson’s documentary “The Beatles Get Back” is a trip, especially if, like me, you’re old enough to have lined up on Yonge Street at 8 am on a weekend morning to climb the stairs
Check out the trailer, released today, for “The Beatles: Get Back.” The three-part docuseries is re-born from the ashes of Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s 1970 documentary feature. The new, extended version, directed by Peter Jackson, was re-edited from nearly 60 hours of unseen footage shot over 21 days in January of 1969. The footage is fully restored
While we’re all waiting for Peter Jackson’s Beatles documentary “Get Back,” here’s some banter about it from Tuesday night’s episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Jackson dove into all 56 hours of footage shot in January or 1969 during the recording of the “Let it Be” album in Twickenham Film Studios in England.