In anticipation and support to the release of DANNY COLLINS (March 20 â€“ LA & NYC) starring Al Pacino, a bit of an itch to unleash a wee bit on music has triggered. Music is one of many entertainment outlets that allows escape, wonder, and inspiration. I have to say nothing can stand next to what music was back in the day. Having grown up in an era when music had meaning, rather than gimmick appeal, it was the art of old-school Hip-Hop, Rock-Metal, and Alternative Rock that grabbed and held my interest and really rattled my psyche.
With an eclectic attitude, bands like Public Enemy, Metallica, and Tool (to name a few) provided a unique art, style, and sound to music. It had meaning. It had hart. It provided poetic justice in many different forums. One was able to relate and build and/or elevate characteristics based on oneself and also learn how to tolerate all sorts of surroundings be it emotional, psychological, or physical.
Authenticity reigned supreme! Something this era lacks a lot ofâ€¦
Due to musicâ€™s raw, genuine past, DANNY COLLINS is a bio-narrative that has piqued my interest. Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act…
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