Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur jr.


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Director: Philipp Reichenheim
Producer(s): Philipp Virus
Cast: Lou Barlow, J Mascis, Murph

Documentary, Musical

FREAKSCENE: THE STORY OF DINOSAUR JR. is a homage to one of the most influential bands on the American East Coast, which inspired the rock scene, including Nirvana and Sonic Youth, in the 1990s. Their style and unmistakable sound, later referred to as "Grunge", laid the foundation for the entire "Slacker" culture of Generation X. It is also the story of the eloquent and eccentric guitarist and bandleader J. Mascis, the bassist Lou Barlow and drummer Murph, and a band that insanely does not talk to each other. Communication takes place exclusively through music, although filmmaker Philipp Reichenheim nevertheless manages to make the closed and shy icons speak. An emotional, tragically funny and sometimes noisy rollercoaster ride by a dysfunctional family, Dinosaur Jr.

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Eric Robert
Eric Robert . 2022-05-03 13:18:14
Saw them with Primus at an outdoor I gotta admit, I've seen them about three other times and they really brought it when they played with Primus and stole the show as the openers
Matt_Dylan
Matt_Dylan . 2022-04-08 07:49:33
I love Dinosaur Jr but imo Sebadoh are the best thing that ever (inadvertently) created .i have nothing but love and respect for both groups, can't wait to see this.
hey_judeuwu
hey_judeuwu . 2022-02-26 15:47:22
Can’t wait to see this
eddie v209
eddie v209 . 2021-12-28 07:59:38
I saw Nirvana open for Dinosaur Jr in June of 91 at the Crest Theater In Sacramento. The Good old Days.
Super Rad
Super Rad . 2021-12-09 14:28:56
I see it's streaming on European iTunes! When will the US get to check it?
Mackey Dirk
Mackey Dirk . 2021-12-04 06:58:38
Been my favorite band since high-school in the 80s. Still listening to them to this day. Can't wait to see this doc!
Michael Gartley
Michael Gartley . 2021-11-03 16:13:26
Saw them in the Feb 1993 in college. J said his dad had died that day :-( and yet he still played the show. After the show, I passed him in a hallway of the basement of the Student Union and he was by himself and just walked by and said "Hey" like any random person.
Max Less
Max Less . 2021-11-02 11:27:47
When is this gonna come out on DVD??? This is so f’ing RAD!!!
atomictraveller
atomictraveller . 2021-10-20 13:48:55
a worthy subject
John Erkman
John Erkman . 2021-10-18 23:56:51
Cool as they are having them play Lollapalooza in 1993 above Fishbone was INSULTING to be vividly honest 🤬🖕🤬
sixbladeknife44
sixbladeknife44 . 2021-10-18 15:15:58
I think you really have to take the whole “not fun” thing with a grain of salt.
Oblong Hilfiger
Oblong Hilfiger . 2021-10-18 06:10:58
0:20 can somebody please educate my dumbass on what this song is?
cleft turnip
cleft turnip . 2021-10-16 16:22:57
Music is fun.
Mia Mera Music
Mia Mera Music . 2021-10-16 08:56:51
I took my girlfriend to see them at Irving Plaza, they were so loud she left. Despite losing a relationship and my hearing, they are still my favorite band.
David Polidoro
David Polidoro . 2021-10-14 14:30:34
but when and how will we be able to see this in the United States???? I really hope this will be available soon on either Netflix, HBO-Max, Prime Video,
The Uncouth Youth
The Uncouth Youth . 2021-10-13 14:13:58
I heard they cut one Jay Mascis interview from the film, which was only 5 minutes long. Because people at the test screening were claiming that during that segment, it made the film 4 hours longer than it should've
Space Alien Jesus
Space Alien Jesus . 2021-10-13 04:48:18
I can not wait to see Been a long time fan and really love supporting this band.
Steve Hurl
Steve Hurl . 2021-10-12 17:34:10
Buncha cretins, but that's why people love '
BuckDat
BuckDat . 2021-10-12 13:19:18
Where's Mike Johnson?
Kike Heeb, Chink, jigaboo
Kike Heeb, Chink, jigaboo . 2021-10-12 09:28:23
Lame
Adrian Morley
Adrian Morley . 2021-10-11 14:24:34
This has just reminded me it’s been 2 years since I last saw Dinosaur Jr. Can’t wait to see them again.
crypttonite
crypttonite . 2021-10-11 06:07:32
not who say they don't care if people listen, u r promoted all over the fucking place, you are totally connected rich kid, notch in your belt typesthe real people came from ann arbor, you could fucking phone up the realest oneJ mascis tells murph what to is the right drummer for this bandDo you think Ron told Scott what to play, do people tell steve shelley what to playand lou will eat dinner with you for $100, meal not included
John Nada
John Nada . 2021-10-06 12:25:17
Sounds like britpop
tututulle
tututulle . 2021-10-06 09:50:55
Kings
harley mendez
harley mendez . 2021-10-06 09:28:16
That first quote about music not being fun really makes me hate this already
Steve in Atlanta
Steve in Atlanta . 2021-10-06 05:30:17
Super stoked.
Isaias Pereira
Isaias Pereira . 2021-10-05 11:43:59
Dino💙🎼
Mike Silva
Mike Silva . 2021-10-05 09:37:17
Ed from the Stupids did a hardcore mixtape for me in the 80’s when I was in school- he included the Deep Wound 7” which became my favourite . I assumed they were all built like SSDecontrol and had the Negative Approach vibe but was shocked to see J and Lou were members and had this laid back look- not at all ferocious but they fucking hammered their instruments!
Marco MB
Marco MB . 2021-10-03 11:04:27
I'm proud to be an American because of Dinosaur Jr
Nicky Marrone
Nicky Marrone . 2021-09-28 16:25:42
I cannot wait to watch this!!!!
Void 00
Void 00 . 2021-09-26 07:16:22
Saw this celebrate it's premiere in Cologne. It was a 10/10 experience for me.
Nicky G
Nicky G . 2021-09-09 15:27:00
How can we watch this
Sam Jordison
Sam Jordison . 2021-09-08 10:24:23
Yes please.
Nada Nada
Nada Nada . 2021-09-08 07:39:22
Nice Job 👍

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