'Revenge of the Mekons' Opens in NYC Tomorrow, Reviews from New York Times and AV Club


October 28th, 2014 by bsradmin

Revenge of the Mekons, the new documentary about the legendary punk collective and band featuring Jon Langford and Sally Timms, opens in New York City with a week of shows at Film Forum tomorrow night! The New York Times published a piece about the film, which you can read HERE

The A.V. Club also just gave the film a glowing review.

"During a concert, Timms forgets the lyrics to one of her signature Mekons song, “Ghosts Of American Astronauts”; Langford ribs her, hands her a lyric book, and the band starts the song over. Rather than omit such mistakes, like a more flattering documentarian might, Angio leaves them in, just as The Mekons have always embraced their own."

It's a hell of an entertaining (and educational) film. It will open in more cities in the coming months.