Punk in London Does punk live? Yes, under a number of assumed names, including grunge. This terrific documentary, shot in 1977, explores the roots of the movement. Many… Punk in London Does punk live? Yes, under a number of assumed names, including grunge. This terrific documentary, shot in 1977, explores the roots of the movement. Many…
Video Review

Punk In London

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
A

Details Movie Rated: Unrated; Genres: Documentary, Musical; With: The Clash

Does punk live? Yes, under a number of assumed names, including grunge. This terrific documentary, shot in 1977, explores the roots of the movement. Many of the major British groups, like the Clash, the Jam, and X-Ray Spex, bash about in live footage. And Punk In London has some choice interviews that get right at the political and musical frustrations that gave birth to the do-it-yourself phenomenon, then mostly got forgotten in the frenzy. A

Originally posted Apr 30, 1993 Published in issue #168 Apr 30, 1993 Order article reprints
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