Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Director Todd Haynes

Writer James Lyons (story), Todd Haynes (story), Todd Haynes

Genre Drama, Music

Year 1998

Actors Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette

IMDB : 7.0 (27,737 votes)


Description 1971: Glamrock explodes all over the world and challenges the seriousness within the flower power generation by means of glitter and brutal music. Brian Slade, a young rock star, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. In the end Slade destroys himself. Unable to escape the character role of "Maxwell Demon" that he created, he plots his own murder. When fans discover the murder is not real, his star falls abruptly and he is quickly forgotten about. 1984: Arthur, a journalist working for a New York newspaper, gets assigned the tenth anniversary story about the fake murder of Brian Slade. When Arthur was young and growing up in Manchester, he was more than a fan of Slade. Reluctantly he accepts the assignment and starts to investigate what happened to his old glamrock hero.


  • Auva Stratos 2017-02-10 12:58:18
    I haven't watched this but this trailer sucks, sorry
  • jacee c 2017-01-25 02:51:34
    imagine that by trying to cover up the Gay™ u end up making a trailer THIS bad
  • Draco Lucius-Abraxas Malfoy 2016-12-30 03:44:33
    Hm, doesn't do the movie any justice...
  • villaparis2 2016-11-30 08:12:11
    Great film! I love the rock star film genre
  • SerialGothQueens 2016-11-30 03:09:28
    The trailer definitely does not do this movie justice.
  • Harry Is My Bae 2016-11-26 18:10:49
    1:12 reminds me ofAdam Lambert
  • Cormael 2016-09-01 04:48:17
    this one I have to see although I get that the trailer doesn't do the movie any justice, it makes me even more curious!
  • johnnythunders78 2016-08-16 22:49:33
    Worst trailer of all time
  • Demi Krueger 2016-06-03 17:21:53
    placebo in the background yay
  • Susan Gail Cortes 2016-03-17 22:49:08
    they used T.rex's 20th Century Boy love the song & T.Rex.
  • mohamed A 2016-03-10 04:18:47
  • Lucy Bowie 2016-02-16 22:57:19
    that guy looks like simon le bon
  • TreacleMary 2016-01-11 17:19:40
    Such a corny trailer.
  • Ram875 2016-01-05 06:29:20
    1:02 I can watch that hundreds of times.
  • Paul Arnold 2015-12-16 03:34:48
    cool movie. those songs!!! & the clothes! !
  • Ellie Turnbull 2015-10-27 12:41:41
    This trailer seriously does the film no justice
  • Gina Leahy 2015-10-17 16:14:49
    Never has a trailer been less about a movie.
  • María Sanguinetti 2015-10-12 03:34:25
    One of my top five favourite queer movies. Probably watched it a hundred times since I was 14.
  • Matt Griffiths 2015-07-24 03:40:19
    One of my all time favourite films, but I feel sorry for anyone who saw that trailer and thought it was going to be a murder mystery.
  • hridi 2015-06-25 10:33:18
    just got this movie. gonna watch it tonight! hope this is going to be good ^_^

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