A wonderfully evocative cinematic tapestry woven from the early life experiences of writer-director Cameron Crowe, this quasi-autobiographical paean to the music that shaped and defined a generation captures the essence and soul of the '70s.
Circa 1973, nerdy 15-year-old William Miller (Crowe stand-in Patrick Fugit), a gifted aspiring music journalist, has snagged a unbelievably plum assignment: A lengthy piece for the fledgling Rolling Stone
on the talented but not-yet-famous Stillwater, fronted by Jeff Bebe (Jason Lee) and
the charismatic Russell Hammond (Billy Crudup), whom William met while they were opening for Black Sabbath. In order to get the intervi...