Too Much to Dream: Bowie's No-Context Daydream

the riley rock report

Sep 30 2022 • 3 mins

Brett Morgen extends Bowie's dislocation by
spinning out his lack of context

Moonage Daydream, Brett Morgan, director (Universal)

IN A GLUT of music documentaries where overlong counts as serious and talking heads sling clichés, we should be glad about Brett Morgen’s Moonage Daydream. It lets David Bowie do all the narrating, delivers riveting concert footage, and boasts a detailed audio design by Bowie’s longtime collaborator Tony Visconti...