‘The Promise’ reveals art in the trenches

Posted by · 9:07 am · November 9th, 2010

After sitting there, waiting patiently on my DVR for the past month, I finally got around to “The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town” last night. The film, which tells the in-studio story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s follow-up to the gargantuan success of “Born to Run,” debuted […]

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11/1 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: ‘Four Lions’ on tour, Thompson remembers ‘Back to the Future,’ The Boss talks ‘The Promise’

Posted by · 7:28 am · November 1st, 2010

• Devin Faraci goes on the road with Chris Morris and his film, “Four Lions.” [Badass Digest] • Brian Truitt talks “Back to the Future” with Lea Thompson, 25 years later.  I always forget it was nominated for Best Original Screenplay.  (AWESOME.)  [USA Today] • Bruce Springsteen talks the making of “Darkness on the Edge […]

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TIFF: Invasion of The Boss

Posted by · 12:05 pm · September 15th, 2010

How do you follow up a massively successful, iconic, generation-defining album like “Born to Run?”  How to even attempt to approach that level of stratospheric impact?  Well, Thom Zimny’s documentary “The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town” made its way to Toronto last night to help answer those questions, and I […]

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