Trailer Watch: Todd Haynes’s The Velvet Underground
“The artist is not with society, he’s different,” says Mary Woronov in the just-dropped trailer for Todd Haynes’s fantastic documentary, The Velvet Underground.
It’s an apt pull-quote for a film that’s more about the band and the culture they arose from, reacted to and fermented than any rise/fall/redemption-styled rock narrative.
Set against a few of Velvet hits the trailer gives a glimpse of the film’s elegant graphics, masterful use of archival (not just Vu concerts but experimental films of the day) and smart musicology.[…]The post Trailer Watch: Todd Haynes’s The Velvet Underground first appeared on Filmmaker Magazine.
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