My Lawyer Will Call Your Lawyer: David Bowie – The Last Five Years (BBC)

Karstein Volle

A year on from his death the David Bowie tributes and appreciation keep growing. In the latest My Lawyer Will Call Your Lawyer, Astrid Swan and Nick Triani look at the BBC’s recent Bowie documentary.

Nick: For an artist that spent so much time moving forward and shaping the future, the nostalgia that now prevails around Bowie feels somewhat awkward.

Astrid: Yet, the documentary itself remains obsessed with exactly the aspect of stardom that is confined in recognition and access. The documentary repeats a rhetoric of uncovering ‘the real David’, as if there was a reality to be found

Read the full review at One Quart Magazine

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