JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE

Jimi: All is by My Side, Academy Award winning screenwriter John Ridley’s second foray in the director’s chair, is a biopic of famed guitarist, Jimi Hendrix. André Benjamin, of Outkast fame, plays Hendrix. Benjamin happens to look so similar to Hendrix that I wonder if this movie was willed into existence for that very reason. Not that Hendrix isn’t deserving of a movie, or several. Just another unknown in 1966, Hedrix exploding onto the scene one year later, but by the end of 1969 — with only three albums recorded — he was dead and buried. Hendrix is arguably one … Continue reading JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE