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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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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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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....

I enjoyed it.

By Deer1234
It is a music movie. There is not much talking during the movie. It has a band playing music at a concert. If you enjoy heavy metal music, I think you should go see it. I don't know much about...

Through the Never was awesome!!!

By eeshameesha
Awesomeness, all around. Don't worry, there's nothing off of St. Anger. Most, if not all, of their huge hits were on this from the first few albums. Ride the Lightning, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Fade...

Metallica Through the Never

By ldspeedyg
You have to be a true Metallica Fan to see this movie. It is just like going to their concert so make sure you go to a theater with a good sound system. The story is crap. But the concert as usual is...

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!...

cool in 3d

By broberts4287
consort movie but cool...

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

Better than expected

By thomastackett
I'll probably never be able to see them live but this movie will suffice. If their concerts are anything like in the movie then I am sorely missing out. Great soundtrack! Amazing performance of...

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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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