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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 band members Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary Mounfield and Alan Wren. The film was released on 5 June 2013 in the United Kingdom.[2]

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone
Directed byShane Meadows
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyLaurie Rose
Edited by
  • Matthew Gray
  • Chris King
  • Tobias Zaldua
Production
company
Distributed byPicturehouse Entertainment
Release date
  • 5 June 2013 (2013-06-05)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Box office$784,111[1]

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

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Home mediaEdit

The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 21 October 2013.[3][4]

Critical responseEdit

The film has been generally praised by critics and has garnered a rating of 73% on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 26 critical reviews with an average rating of 6.9 out of 10. The consensus reads: "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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  2. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone". Film4. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2-Disc Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2013]". Amazon. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2-Disc Collectors Edition) [Blu-ray] [2013]". Amazon. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
  5. ^ "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (2013)". Rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved June 16, 2013.
  6. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (June 6, 2013). "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone review". London: The Guardian. Retrieved June 16, 2013.
  7. ^ Gritten, David (June 6, 2013). "The Stone Roses: Made of Stone, review". London: The Telegraph. Retrieved June 16, 2013.

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