The Stone Roses: Made of Stone

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The Stone Roses: Made of Stone
Directed by Shane Meadows
Produced by
Starring
Cinematography Laurie Rose
Editing by
  • Matthew Gray
  • Chris King
  • Tobias Zaldua
Studio Film4 Productions
Warp Films
Distributed by Picturehouse Entertainment
Release dates
  • 5 June 2013 (2013-06-05)
Running time 96 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office $729,043
£473,282[1]

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone is a 2013 British music documentary on the acclaimed band The Stone Roses directed by Shane Meadows. The film stars Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary Mounfield and Alan Wren. The film was released on 5 June 2013 in the United Kingdom.[2]

The film follows the band reforming in 2012 after a 16-year split, capturing the band at work and in their everyday lives as they rehearse for their much-anticipated reunion on a tour across Europe, which culminated in three triumphant homecoming gigs at Manchester’s Heaton Park.

The film has received very positive reviews from critics and fans alike.[citation needed]

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The film is due for release on DVD and Blu-ray on 21 October 2013.[3][4]

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Critical response[edit]

The film has been generally praised by critics and has garnered a rating of 71% on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 15 critical reviews with an average rating of 6.9 out of 10. The consensus was: "This is very much a fan's-eye view of the Roses. But Meadows' lack of critical distance from his subject pays off in spades by allowing him to capture the passion the Roses inspire in their fans."[5]

Peter Bradshaw, film critic for The Guardian, awarded the film four out of five stars, writing: "Warm and energetic, Shane Meadows's love letter to the Stone Roses may be his best film so far".[6] David Gritten, film critic for The Daily Telegraph, awarded the film four out of five stars, writing: "Shane Meadows has made a touching tribute to his favourite band - and to music fandom itself."[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  2. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone". Film4.com. Retrieved 2013-06-15. 
  3. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2-Disc Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2013]". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-06-15. 
  4. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2-Disc Collectors Edition) [Blu-ray] [2013]". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-06-15. 
  5. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2013)". Rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  6. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone review". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 
  7. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone, review". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 

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