DESCRIPTION: 2016 documentary about the Japanese heavy metal band X Japan.
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Stephen Kijak, He previously did documentaries about the Backstreet Boys and The Rolling Stones.
- X Japan. Especially co-founder Yoshiki.
- KISS rocker Gene Simmons
- Rocker Marilyn Manson
- Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee
- Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland
STUDIO: Drafthouse Films
MY TAKE: It was okay. I never heard of them. My biggest nitpick is that was all about Yoshiki acting emo, which is a shame because I thought the suicide and cult involvement of his bandmates Tajii and Toshi was more interesting.
- Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.