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Will Hollywood Biopics Save Rock?

Will Hollywood Biopics Save Rock?

In its earliest days, rock got a boost from the movies, starting with 1955’s Blackboard Jungle. Now, in an era when guitar-based music has moved pretty far from the center of the culture, the movies just can’t quit the genre. In the wake of Bohemian Rhapsody, more and more rock-themed films are heading theaters and streaming services, from the Mötley Crüe story in The Dirt on Netflix to May 31st’s Elton John biopic to August 14th’s tale of a British-Pakistani Springsteen fan, Blinded by the Light. In

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