Cinema: Grand Tour

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE ROLLING STONES Directed by ROLLIN BINZER

When the Rolling Stones last stormed the U.S. in 1972, essayists checked out the rocking and stomping and evoked Nuremberg, the Apocalypse, ancient Rome, the coming of a new decadence, or any second-degree calamity that seemed especially pressing that week. The Stones rolled along with it all in typical fashion, a little taunting, a little sardonic, wholly splendid showmen.

Each of the five knows his role, knows when to play it and when to step aside and parody it. Sometimes they do both at once, which is good for keeping everyone off balance...

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