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Shine a Light

Released 2008
Distributor Paramount Vantage

The band responsible for Martin Scorsese’s favorite needle drops was filmed by the great director during their 2006 “Bigger Bang Tour” and the result is as expected, an adrenalized mix of silky smooth camera moves and immaculately recorded classics from “the greatest rock n’ roll band in the world”. The movie was released in IMAX theaters adding literal vertigo to an already heady experience.

About Allan Arkush

A record collector and film buff from his early days, Allan Arkush brought his two loves together in directing the cult classic Rock ‘n’ Roll High School. Allan’s day job is directing and executive producing television series like Heroes, The Client List and Crossing Jordan.  He has also directed episodes of Ally McBeal, Moonlighting and many other tv series as well as the mini-series, The Temptations, for which he won an Emmy. He wishes that someone would release his 1997 Showtime movie Elvis Meets Nixon on DVD.