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Metallica Through the Never Synopsis
A roadie (Dane DeHaan) for the band Metallica goes on an extraordinary adventure.
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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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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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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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By Dennis Harvey
A definitive document for anyone who’s ever hoisted the devil-horn fingers in metalhead solidarity.
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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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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
If you’re looking for an orgasmic trip to heavy-metal heaven, this is it.
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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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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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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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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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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Twisting, Turning....

By Arthrexatl
If you are a Metallica fan or a fan of their music, this is a must. I've seen their live shows 50+ times, never seen anything like this....

Good Musical Adventure!

By mheuneman
Love the music , it's 3-D people so you gotta have some car crashes and stuff outside the concert arena to use special effects!...

By karolinajlo
I'm going tomorrow with a friend!!! We both love rock!...

Ummm.... its a concert.

By heathereileen74
Don't get me wrong, I really like Metallica. But I thought this was gonna actually a movie. Now if I would. have known, I would have been completely ok. Cause it was a great concert....


By Jrshap
This is a must go movie in IMAX only. It's so immersive and fun that as soon as it was over i was upset and wanted to see it again right away. That's how good it was. We saw it a the Lincoln Center...

if you like Metallica

By Jshmea

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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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