The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years Movie Review
In the early years, The Beatles cut their teeth playing an insane number of live gigs (highlighted by their time in Germany) but once they became known worldwide, did not play live that often. Eventually they stopped playing live altogether and became a studio only band. This was before the reform to play benefits industry caught on, so even that didn’t bring them back together again.
Howard’s film focuses on their last great flurry of live gigs and liberally uses live footage ...