Video Review

Hell Freezes Over

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Movie Rated: Unrated; Genre: Musical; With: The Eagles

Hell Freezes Over, a documentary of the Eagles' return to live performing, slightly padded with extra backstage footage since the concert's debut on MTV, finds the avatars of '70s country rock doing pretty much what they always did at shows-dispensing note-perfect renditions of their hits with all the bogus Hollywood angst of the studio versions intact. Apart from Joe Walsh's inimitably goofy mugging, there's little here to suggest that the band sees the reunion as anything more than a well-paying job. B-

Originally posted Jan 20, 1995 Published in issue #258 Jan 20, 1995 Order article reprints