35 Music Documentaries Worth Seeing
The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)
This Penelope Spheeris documentary, plus her Roger Corman-produced punksploitation Suburbia, no doubt turn countless kids into punk rockers after one viewing, if not by the halfway point. --Craig Hlavaty
20 of 35
This week, the latest music documentary -- One Direction: This is Us
-- hits theaters. Director Morgan Spurlock spent three months on tour with the guys, whirling from Japan to Norway to Mexico, but doesn't seem to have asked them a single question besides, "How does it feel to be really, really popular?" Instead, he lumps them together like a box of chicken nuggets
As an antidote, we present this collection of 35 music documentaries that are worth seeing.
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Published on August 29, 2013