Released Year: 2016
Runtime: 120 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Directors: Nate Parker
Writers: Nate Parker, Nate Parker
Casts: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Boone Junior, Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja Naomi King, Esther Scott, Roger Guenveur Smith, Gabrielle Union, Tony Espinosa, Jayson Warner Smith, Jason Stuart
IMDB: Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013) - IMDB
IMDB Rating: 5.6
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.0
Entertainment Weekly -
The film's lack of such signature Hendrix tunes as ''Purple Haze'' may put off some - the filmmakers couldn't get the rights - but I'd argue that this obstacle forced Ridley to zig where most biopics zag. Which, when you think about it, is fitting for the story of a lefty who played his guitar upside down.
The Guardian -
The result is an unpredictable film, a difficult approximation of a biopic. But it delivers a Jimi Hendrix experience somehow the richer for sidelining the man and subverting his music.
The Hollywood Reporter -
What moviegoers do get is a film both thoughtful and convincing, sympathetic but not flattering to a man who had just three years after this period's end to make himself immortal.
A closer, richer examination of a slice of time as specific as it is short.
Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.