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Metallica Through the Never 3D Synopsis
A roadie (Dane DeHaan) for the band Metallica goes on an extraordinary adventure.

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indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
With "Gravity" around the corner, Metallica Through the Never isn't the year's most groundbreaking achievement, but it's surely the most...
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80

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Maybe because the band enjoyed raves for its daring 2004 psychodrama, Some Kind of Monster, an experimental narrative is shoehorned in,...
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80

New York Daily News

One drawback: While the swooping and careening visuals capture the depth and darkness of an arena experience, the sound doesn’t. As burly...
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80

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
A definitive document for anyone who’s ever hoisted the devil-horn fingers in metalhead solidarity.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

In this film, Metallica elevates headbanging to matters of the head that will consume the viewer long after the fade to black.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
If you’re looking for an orgasmic trip to heavy-metal heaven, this is it.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Dalton
However mindless and heartless it may be, Through the Never succeeds as pure sense-swamping spectacle. It is a blow-out banquet for...
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70

Arizona Republic

By Barbara VanDenburgh
It makes for a unique sort of concert film, but also a weaker one. It would have been better if it had dispensed with the frail narrative...
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70

Village Voice

This is a movie made for people who mash themselves up against those steel crowd-control barriers at concerts and still don't think they're...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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If this review had to be in pantomime, it would be me head-banging and busting out some gnarly air guitar for an hour straight – and loving...
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I left feeling like I was actually there!

By kevink22
I've seen Metallica live 5 times now, so believe me when I say that this show captured the prime example of a truly epic live stage show. The 3D kicked ***and the soundtrack, naturally, kicked even...

So-So

By kittycat1014
I was expecting a little more movie , The concert ,music and 3-d was great ,but to be labeled as a movie it really needed to have more of a movie story line. It comes across as a concert with movie...

Metalli-tastic!

By jaymzt
This movie exceeded my expectations and was an amazing experience! Everyone from my 9 year old to my other loved it! The 3D was right on point and made you feel as if you were right on stage with the...

Throught the never

By doug7
If your a Metallica fan its a must see. Concert scenes are awesome! Music sounded great. Story line was interesting. I think there may be some sort of meaning with the bag that he brings back to...

THIS MOVIE ROCKED!!!

By roxiluv
It was like mixing a Metallica concert with a Post Apocalyptic THE WALL movie. It looked great and sounded great. A must for any Metallica fan!!!...

INCREDIBLE!!!

By kramali960
I enjoy Metallica, but I never expected this kind of magic. By blending the performance with a story, carefully woven, the director has created a classic by which all future concert movies will ...

Must See for Any Metallica Fans

By debloisv
Just like having front row seats at a show, but in comfortable seats without anyone spilling beer on you. The 3D effects were amazing, the music was solid and it was great to see the guys up close....

Didn't go see it. Page got timed out just as I was entering info and was actually bying ticket for other movie.

By mizresa
Guess I am just out that money. Not a Metallica fan so no big loss that I didn't see it for me....

PINK FLOYD THE WALL INSPIRES METALLICA!

By swhalen13
NO SPOILERS! I went into the movie expecting just footage of Metallica's concerts but boy I was wrong! Metallica has been my favorite band since day 1 and they blew my mind with the music set,...

Fab concert

By theras2000
If you like Metalllica, you'll love this. The sound quality and 3D camera angles make this the best concert you'll see, from the comfort of your local cinema. The concert is interspersed with clips...

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Rated R | For Some Violent Content and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Heavy-metal concert meets a thunderous horror movie.
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