Velvet Goldmine Review
by Susan Granger (Ssg722 AT aol DOT com)
November 8th, 1998
Susan Granger's review of "VELVET GOLDMINE" (Miramax Films)
Set in the sex-and-drug London music scene of the '70s, this surreal, sensual musical romance divided critics at the Cannes Film Festival but won film-maker Todd Haynes a special prize from the jury for best artistic contribution. The sheer glitter and glitz of its energetic soundtrack may lure hip movie-goers, along with its MTV rock-video approach to film-making. Presented in an ambitious pseudo-documentary...