“Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten,” review by Maitland McDonagh

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Julien Temple’s Sex Pistols documentary, THE FILTH AND THE FURY, remains one of the best of the punk-rock docs, a bracing blast of energy that reminds audiences just why the band was so exciting and so relevant to their time. Unfortunately, Temple’s treatment of The Clash, particularly the band’s lead singer, Joe Strummer, who died unexpectedly in 2002, is far less involving. Read more

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Maitland McDonagh

Formerly TVGuide.com's senior movies editor/reviewer, Maitland McDonagh now has her own site, Miss FlickChick.com, and freelances for Film Comment, Time Out NY and other publications. She has written four books -- Broken Mirrors Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento, Filmmaking on the Fringe, The 50 Most Erotic Films of All Time and Movie Lust -- and contributed to many others, including Film Out of Bounds, Fantasy Females, The Last Great American Picture Show and Exile Cinema. Read McDonagh's recent artilces below. For her Women On Film archive, type "Maitland McDonagh" into the Search Box (upper right corner of screen).