Review: `Control' Looks at Doomed Star

Review: `Control' Looks at Doomed Star

There are 1 comment on the Palm Beach Post story from Oct 12, 2007, titled Review: `Control' Looks at Doomed Star. In it, Palm Beach Post reports that:

The trouble with making a movie about somebody famous, especially somebody who died famously young as Joy Division's Ian Curtis did, is that we know the whole story before we walk in.

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“Son-of-a-beekeep er”

Since: Aug 07

Warkworth, Ontario

#1 Oct 18, 2007
This movie glorifies suicide. Its very emo.
I am worried society may lose another generation to the drugs, sex, smoking and suicide of the Manchester Scene in 1978.
Here is a link to the movie site
http://www.alliancefilms.com/control/...
You can see the black and white photography and you can almost hear the music.

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