Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time utilizes both interviews and archival footage to tell the definitive story of the Laurel Canyon music scene over two parts. Echo in the Canyon is just one part of the story. What documentary filmmaker Alison Ellwood does is tell a story through mixing interviews with archival footage. The end result is a beautiful documentary. It isn’t without its sadness given the time period. The film also serves as a…"SXSW 2020: Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time"
Documentary filmmaker Alison Ellwood recently spoke with Solzy at the Movies about the upcoming Epix documentary series, Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time. How did you first become attached to Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time? Alison Ellwood: It’s a project that I actually wanted to do over 20 years ago when I lived in Los Angeles. I was a big Doors fan for many years and was researching that and discovered the Laurel Canyon…"Alison Ellwood talks Laurel Canyon"
It’s a blast to the past as Showtime presents a documentary about The Go-Go’s, one of the most successful all-female bands of all time. “We’ve Got The Beat.” “Our Lips Are Sealed.” The list of hits goes on and on. What may be the most surprising piece of information in watching this documentary is that the band is not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. How is it that one of the most…"Sundance 2020: The Go-Go’s"