Montage of Heck (2015) Film Review

Kurt Cobain is a pop culture icon and his story is well documented. He was the Seattle rocker who formed Nirvana and joined the ‘club’ but Montage of Heck explores the man behind the mythology and leaves the music to … Continue reading Montage of Heck (2015) Film Review

Last Days (2005) Film Review

Blake (Michael Pitt) is a musician modeled on Kurt Cobain. The narrative is a fictionalised account of the Nirvana frontman’s last days.

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Last Days (2005) is an interpretation of the events surrounding the death of Kurt Cobain. Gus Van Sant directs this movie and it offers no opinions on the circumstances and instead merely dramatizes them. Michael Pitt manages to capture and convey the mannerisms of Cobain whilst providing a nuanced character performance of Blake. Continue reading “Last Days (2005) Film Review”