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Rated PG-13 · 122 minutes
Martin Scorsese finally gets his hands on the Rolling Stones, whose songs have heightened urgent moments in his movies. Shooting at the Beacon Theatre in New York, he stylishly records the band's polished stage show, but anyone looking for a human drama on the level of The Last Waltz (1978), Scorsese's movie about the Band, will be disappointed. An extended preshow sequence shows the band doing a meet-and-greet with Bill Clinton and his mother-in-law, Dorothy Rodham, and the director comically fretting as Mick Jagger delays issuing a set list until the last possible moment. But aside from threading in a few black-and-white clips of the band being interviewed in the mid-60s, Scorsese doesn't have much to say about the Stones, and their unfeeling professionalism onstage says quite enough already. With guest spots from Jack White, Buddy Guy, and Christina Aguilera.

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