Directed by john ridley with andré benjamin, hayley atwell, imogen poots, ruth negga a drama based on jimi hendrix's life as he left new york city for london, where his career took off. Critic reviews for jimi: all is by my side all critics (80) | top critics (29) | fresh (53) | rotten (27) a hip-looking mess of a movie, made tolerable by benjamin's spacey-cool hendrix.
The first thing to know about john ridley’s “jimi: all is by my side” is that the writer-director was unable to secure rights to any of jimi hendrix’s original songs or recordings. Jimi: all is by my side review – oddly dour biopic of the rock giant 2 / 5 stars 2 out of 5 stars the hallucinogenic visuals are good, but the intimate detail of this jimi hendrix story never. In a lot of ways, “jimi: all is by my side” is about these powerful female forces, with hendrix himself fading into the background, lounging in a comfortable chair and rapping about groovy, cosmic concepts.
Parents need to know that jimi: all is by my side is a biographical drama about the pivotal year right after iconic musician jimi hendrix was discovered in a new york nightclub and then encouraged to move to london. Andre benjamin is terrific as jimi hendrix in an elusive and enigmatic biopic here's our review of all is by my side jimi: all is by my side review for writer/director john ridley’s.
This makes everything going on in the movie feel like jimi is now telling his side of the story comparing this movie to another movie about the guitar god called hendrix which came out in 2000, which like this movie had no hendrix music played in it, but all is by my side makes you feel like your not missing that.
John ridley's unpredictable film delivers a jimi hendrix experience somehow the richer for sidelining the man himself, writes henry barnes all is by my side review – oddly dour biopic of the. 'jimi: all is by my side' review: a hip-looking mess andre benjamin portrays jimi hendrix in the film jimi: all is by my side all is by my side, which opens in theaters friday, oct 3, 2014.
All is by my side opens on friday written and directed by john ridley director of photography, tim fleming edited by hank corwin music by waddy wachtel and danny bramson production design by paul cross costumes by leonie prendergast produced by sean mckittrick, jeff culotta, mr bramson, brandon freeman, anthony burns, tristan orpen lynch and nigel thomas released by xlrator media. Jimi: all is by my side is a 2013 british-irish drama film about jimi hendrix, written and directed by john ridley the film tells the story of hendrix's career beginnings, through his arrival in london, the creation of the jimi hendrix experience and the beginning of his fame after his performance at the monterey pop festival.
Jimi: all is by my side starts in june 1966, when jimi hendrix was just a young struggling r&b musician trying to make it in new york it ends moments before jimi leaves london to appear at the monterey pop festival, june 1967.