Movie List

Recommended Viewing:

Documentaries:

Decline of Western Civilization (Parts 1, 2 and 3) (IMDB page) (Official Site). Music Documentary.  Part 1 (1981) covers the LA punk scene, Part 2 (1988) covers the Metal Years, and Part 3 (1998) rounds out and updates the series.   Visit the official site to petition for this series to be released on DVD.

Mardi Gras: Made in China (IMDB page).  Documentary.  This examination of cultural and economic globalization follows the life-cycle of Mardi Gras beads from a small factory in Fuzhou, China, to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and to art galleries in New York City.

No End in Sight (IMDB page). A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration’s conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

Feature Films:

Jackass: The Movie (IMDB Page). If ever there was proof the American education system is failing, this is it.  See Henry drive a jeep in the “Off-Road Tattoo” segment.  Johnny Knoxville appeared (not missing any major body parts or organs) on The Henry Rollins Show (Episode 218 – July 29, 2006)

Rescue Dawn (IMDB Page).  A grizzly depiction of an American soldier’s escape from a  prison camp in Laos during the Vietnam War.  Director Werner Herzog appeared on The Henry Rollins Show (Episode 203 – April 15, 2006).

Syriana (IMDB page).  A complex political thriller set in the place where modern politics, American business and the Oil industry intersect.  Highly recommmended.  Director Stephen Gaghan appeared on The Henry Rollins Show (Episode 219 – August 5, 2006).

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