Last film, and possibly my favorite: WE ARE X
Two Screenings today, Films # 22and 23
We Are X
Walked 2.3 miles today, for a SXSW total of approx. 27.6 miles in 8 days!
SXSW Film synopsis:
"X Japan was formed by childhood friends, Yoshiki and Toshi who ignited a musical revolution in Japan during the late 80’s with their melodic metal and flamboyant fashion. In the fall of ‘97, at the height of their success, X broke up - devastating millions of fans. Twenty years after the tragedy-fueled split, Director Stephen Kijak’s traces the arc of X - from phenomenal origins through tumultuous super-stardom and premature dissolution up to present day, as the band prepares to reunite for a show at the legendary Madison Square Garden while struggling to reconcile a past haunted by suicide, injury and cultish extremism with the insatiable thirst for perfection."
As the following is a stream of thought, it is rather disjointed and incoherent; this results from the *overwhelmifying* emotions issuing forth as I watched this film, and the continued rush of feeling after and the days following... (Click read more)
... the unexpected return.