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Shine a Light: The IMAX Experience

bigImage On April 4, 2008, an Academy Award®-winning filmmaker and the world's greatest rock n' roll band will unite to bring audiences the year's most extraordinary musical film event, SHINE A LIGHT, to theaters everywhere.

Martin Scorsese's concert documentary SHINE A LIGHT will show the world the Rolling Stones as they've never been seen before. Filming at the famed Beacon Theatre in New York City in fall 2006, Scorsese assembled a legendary team of cinematographers to capture the raw energy of the legendary band.

SHINE A LIGHT: THE IMAX EXPERIENCE, directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese, has been digitally re-mastered into The IMAX Experience® through proprietary IMAX DMR® technology.

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Shine A Light: Trailer [QT Med.]

Shine A Light: Trailer 2 [QT Med.]

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Paramount Classics in association with Concert Production International and Shangri-La Entertainment. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Producers: Victoria Pearman, Michael Cohl, Zane Weiner, Steve Bing. Executive Producers: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood. Co-executive Producer: Jane Rose. Director of Photography: Robert Richardson, ASC. Concert Set Design: Mark Fisher. Concert Lighting Design: Patrick Woodroffe. Editor: David Tedeschi. Starring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood with Christina Aguilera, Buddy Guy, Jack White III.

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BMZ Reviews:

Big Stones By Ross Anthony

Outside Reviews:

"Rolling Stones rock in Scorsese documentary" By Catherine Hickley, International Herald-Tribune

"It’s Only a Rock ’n’ Roll Documentary (But I Like It!)" By Andrew Sarris, The New York Observer

"Shine a Light" By Jeremiah Kipp, Slant Magazine

"'Shine a Light' (Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones concert film)" By Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

"Shine a Light: Some Country for Old Men" By Camille Dodero, The Village Voice

BMZ User Reviews

Latest Review:

Rating: Excellent
Posted by: Guest
This was an excellent experience. I've seen the Stones a half dozen times live and this show was just as much fun as any Stones concert I've been to except the first, when Stevie Wonder was the opening act. Seeing closeups of Keith and Mick made us smile and wince at the same time, and I loved the way Scorcese included old interviews with the boys. The music was excellent, the sound fantastic, and although it wasn't as strong overall as "The Last Waltz," it's something that every Stones fan MUST see in the IMAX setting. ... Read More >>

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