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The Public Image is Rotten

The Public Image is Rotten is a movie starring John Lydon, Michael Alago, and Martin Atkins. The story of PiL, the groundbreaking band form by John Lydon after the collapse of The Sex Pistols in 1978.

Running Time
1 hours 43 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Tabbert Fiiller
Actors
Martin Atkins, Ginger Baker, Michael Alago, John Lydon
Country
USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The story of PiL, the groundbreaking band form by John Lydon after the collapse of The Sex Pistols in 1978.

Comments about documentary «The Public Image is Rotten» (13)

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Roger Chavez

It's no secret that some of the content in "The Public Image is Rotten" (by independent film critic Ken Tucker) is offensive. Most of the footage in the documentary is from 2002 and prior to 9/11. In the clips, which were all "classified," they are shown showing "the American public." One of the most poignant clips, which is the one that made me cringe, is of a lesbian couple of military kids crying over their boyfriend's suicide. You can see the frustration on the military kids' faces, and the reactions of the wives and girlfriends in the military base where this was filmed. The clip has the same effect of coming back to the effect that being a child of the Korean War and witnessing the horror of the war. The narrative at the beginning of the film is something along the lines of a history lesson. It is so difficult to watch the tapes and be reminded of what is happening in the world. The military are going to the extremes of sexual and physical abuse to make sure that their sons or daughters will not grow up without a father. You can see the frustration in the boys and the responses of the girls to being teased, even physically. You can see the pain that some of the girls go through at the hands of their father. And you can see the anger that the daughters are going to go through, especially after their mother is forced out of the military by their father, who she finds out has been working for the government to help with their "social life." You can see the hatred that many of these girls feel towards the military. You can see that the girls hate their fathers and dislike them because they are not loving enough. You can see that the military's order to "convert" the girls into lesbians is not just a policy, but a desire by the parents to get rid of them. And you can see that these girls are really being brainwashed by the military. They are being brainwashed by what they have been taught in school, by the popular media, and by the families. It is just sad that there are some who would be so disturbed by these clips. However, I think that the intention of the film is to present an honest view of what is going on in this country. If you have a bit of a critical mind, it might be enlightening. If you just want to see a documentary that tells the truth, you might not like it. But, it is an honest look at a subject that has been hidden from the American public for decades. In this case, it is the relationship between the United States and Iraq, as well as the relationship between the United States and the terrorists.

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Christina

The Public Image is Rotten was a fascinating documentary about the connection between advertising and public perception of the company. The director was able to look into how this connection was formed, and how the consumer reacts to what they see on the screen. I have always been fascinated by how people perceive companies. For example, I was interested in the connections between the McDonald's brand and the public perception of it. It seems to me that the public is often willing to accept certain things from a company, simply because it is in the name. As I watched this documentary, I started to think about how we all want to be recognized by our employers. Even though I am not a McDonald's fan, I was fascinated by the topic. I enjoyed this documentary because it kept me interested. It was interesting to learn about how companies influence our perception of what we see on the screen, and how that influences our self-image. The director did a great job at telling the story of how advertising can change how we perceive a company. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who wants to know more about the relationship between advertising and public perception. I think it is a great documentary to watch.

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Gregory T.

The filmmaker behind the critically acclaimed directorial debut "12 Years A Slave" is at it again, this time documenting his childhood experience in South Africa. This film was well-received by the audiences I saw it with and it certainly made me think a little bit about the stereotypes that exist in American society today. How we are very judgmental about each other. I wonder if the film is intended to be something more than just another self-promoting rant. I really enjoyed the insight the film provided into the mindset of a young boy from a broken home who is raised by two incredibly loving parents. I wish that he could've been shown in more detail, but I can understand that the film would've gone on far too long without showing this. I think the film was trying to portray the horrible side of the American society we live in and that's a very important point to make. I'm just saying that the film had a lot of value in the telling of it, but the real message wasn't really clear to me. I recommend seeing the film if you're interested in seeing what I think the director was trying to get across, but I can understand why some people would find it boring.

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Howard L.

I loved the movie. It was extremely entertaining and well-made. The topic of the movie was well-presented and the director did a good job of integrating the social aspect of the movie into the narrative. The narrator did a very good job in this regard. The most interesting aspect of the movie was the way it was presented. It was a thought-provoking, heart-felt movie that made you think. I would recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys social commentaries on cinema and would enjoy the film. I also would recommend it to anyone who wants to see a film that is entertaining, but doesn't take itself too seriously.

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Brenda W.

This is the kind of documentary that makes you think about what you think and what you're doing in your life. It's a great example of how documentaries are about telling a story, and not about the film itself. It's about a group of people who all have different stories, and it's about how they all decide to tell it. I've watched this film twice, and I plan to see it again. It's a very interesting and fascinating look at how people cope with the pressures of fame and the pressures of fame. And how that can lead to a self-destructive cycle.

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Eric

This is a film that can be viewed by all people. But, it should be seen by those that have the guts to stand up and tell the truth. What is wrong with our government? What are they hiding? What is their intention? What is the real value of our country? It is up to us to find the answers. If you want to understand the value of our country, watch this film.

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Jennifer

The Public Image is Rotten is a documentary that I found while browsing through the various Vimeo channels. I thought it would be a great documentary about the effects of the media on young people and how they would eventually try to get away from it. The film begins with a shot of a young boy on a bicycle who has been labeled as a 'prostitute' by the media. The boy then gives a poignant speech about his childhood and how the media impacted his life. He is then given the opportunity to give a speech in front of an audience. The audience of mostly college aged students seem to really be affected by the speech and seem to understand his words. I don't know how this film was funded but it is a very interesting and very unique documentary. I recommend it.

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Joseph G.

The Public Image is Rotten is a fascinating documentary that investigates the history of two men, William Randolph Hearst and Henry Luce, who were responsible for the world's greatest propaganda machine. For two decades, they were responsible for getting the public to be fascinated by the world of politics and the people involved in it. They were the ones responsible for spreading the image of "free love" in the early 20th century. Now, as the "Tin Pan Alley" generation is becoming an age, they are going through a slump. The population is turning away from the idea of freedom and embracing fear of the future. The audience will see why they are losing the public's attention and they will see how their public image is deteriorating. As the men go through the decline, they are portrayed as hypocritical, manipulative, and dishonest. The movie is very well done and well worth seeing. There is no doubt that the men are flawed, but they are still fascinating. The movie will definitely have you thinking about the events of the 20th century. It is a fascinating look at the men behind the "free love" movement, as well as the people who were involved in it.

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Virginia

This film was really well done. It's basically a documentary of the public perception of the 9/11 attacks and the aftermath. It was very interesting and well made. I really enjoyed it and I would recommend it to anyone interested in the subject. It covers the period from 2000 to 2004 and the level of public perception of 9/11 is even more extreme than I have ever seen before. The film shows the media's reaction to the attacks and what they portray as the 9/11 truth movement. It also shows the reactions of the people themselves, people who felt that 9/11 was just a bunch of explosions. I really enjoyed the interviews with the people interviewed in the film. It was very interesting and I found it very interesting. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone interested in the subject.

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Nancy Rogers

A brilliant and entertaining documentary about a controversial subject. The film goes into the background of a great man who loved his country. Then it moves into his era and how he became the hero that he was. It shows the similarities between his story and that of many other people who have served in the military, and how they deal with the challenges and make it through. I think the film is an excellent starting point and a very good look at a man who is much more than the "soldier" that everyone sees him as. The film shows that we don't need to be a soldier to be a hero. A very well made film.

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Dennis Daniels

As a small child, I watched the film for the first time, and was enchanted by it. My parents, the two older sisters, and my brother and sister-in-law all loved it. The theme of the film is a reminder of what you can do when you take the time to really listen to others, and the power of kindness and generosity. I would recommend this film to anyone who is interested in the topic.

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Roy

This is a good documentary. It's not a documentary about the causes of homophobia, but it's about how it's treated in society and how people can avoid being "nasty" to each other. The one thing I wish more documentaries did is to tell the stories of the people that are actually being persecuted for being LGBT. Most of the documentaries I've seen about LGBT people are really just telling stories of people who are being persecuted, and not really telling the stories of people who are actually being persecuted, which is what makes it really powerful. If you have a hard time understanding the difference between what's being called discrimination and what's being called hate crimes, then this is a good documentary to watch. I really recommend it.

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Jacob Curtis

The Public Image is Rotten is an informative documentary about the life of Rotten Tomatoes, a website that I loved when I was younger. Now, I've grown up and now own a blog, but I still love the site. Rotten Tomatoes had a reputation for being a source of bad reviews, but it also had some pretty good reviews, and that was pretty fascinating. Some of the more negative reviews have since been removed from Rotten Tomatoes. This documentary was an interesting look at the site and the people who run it. I recommend it.