Oasis: Supersonic

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Oasis: Supersonic
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Directed byMat Whitecross
Produced by
StarringOasis
Music byOasis
Production
company
  • Mint Pictures
  • Nemperor
  • On The Corner Films
Distributed by
Release date
26 October 2016
Running time
122 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Box office$1.5 million[1]

Oasis: Supersonic[2] is a 2016 British music documentary directed by Mat Whitecross. Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees, already awarded with an Oscar for the film Amy, worked on this film respectively as executive producer and film producer.[3][4][5] The Production Companies associated with the film are Mint Pictures, Nemperor and On The Corner Films and is distributed in the UK by Entertainment One and Lorton Distribution.[6]

Plot[edit]

The film details the history of the Britpop band Oasis during their formative years and the height of their success in the 1990s, featuring off-screen interviews with members of the band and people associated with them, set to archive video of concerts, contemporaneous interviews and backstage footage.[7][8]

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

Oasis: Supersonic opened in theatres for one day. It has grossed $242,867 in the United States and Canada and $1.2 million in other countries for a worldwide total of $1.5 million.[1]

Critical response[edit]

Oasis: Supersonic received positive reviews from critics. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 82%, based on 50 reviews, with an average score of 7.1/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Oasis: Supersonic foregoes a comprehensive approach to its multi-platinum subjects in favor of an appreciative — and stirring — look at their heady early years."[9] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 71 out of 100, based on 16 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews."[10] Ewan McGregor shared his reaction by tweeting: "I'm so happy. I'm so sad. This film killed me. I want to go back..."[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Oasis: Supersonic (2016)". The Numbers. Nash Information Services. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  2. ^ Robey, Tim (14 October 2016). "Supersonic review: Oasis's glory days documentary indulges Noel and Liam's bad behaviour". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  3. ^ Orr, Collin (1 November 2016). "Lyric Movie Review: Oasis documentary 'Supersonic' provides front row seat to the band's history". Rocky Mountain Collegian. Colorado State University. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  4. ^ Kaye, Ben (16 May 2016). "Oasis documentary Supersonic coming from Amy filmmakers this fall". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  5. ^ Stinson, Annakeara (6 September 2016). "Supersonic Trailer: Oasis Doc From Amy Filmmakers Explores the Turbulent, Iconic Rockers". IndieWire. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Oasis: Supersonic (2016): Company Credits". IMDb. Amazon. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  7. ^ Barker, Andrew (4 November 2016). "Film Review: 'Oasis: Supersonic'". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  8. ^ Britton, Luke Morgan (4 November 2016). "Noel Gallagher says Oasis documentary will leave out the 'monstrous drug taking'". NME. Time UK. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Oasis: Supersonic (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Oasis: Supersonic Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  11. ^ McGregor, Ewan [@mcgregor_ewan] (3 November 2016). "I'm so happy. I'm so sad. This film killed me. I want to go back..." (Tweet). Retrieved 13 August 2017 – via Twitter.

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