Moonage Daydream Review: A David Bowie Doc As Extravagant, Radiant, Otherworldly As The Legend Himself [Cannes]

Brett Morgan’s latest music documentary, “Moonage Daydream,” starts with David Bowie’s disembodied voice talking about the complexity of time while letters start appearing on screen, out of order, until they spell out “Bowie.” It’s appropriate that a film about a person as enigmatic and otherworldly as David Bowie would get a movie with the same title reveal treatment as Ridley Scott’s “Alien.”This makes perfect sense when considering how “Moonage Daydream” centers not on David Jones, the man who became an artist, but on David Bowie the rock star that became an ethereal being beyond human comprehension.

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