Alison Ellwood’s intimate, meticulously crafted patchwork of rare archival material, concert footage, and unseen home movies explores the evolution and enduring popularity of one of America’s truly defining bands.
At over 3 hours long (187 minutes), the film delivers the history of The Eagles primarily from the perspectives of the founding members and unquestionable leaders of the band – Don Henley and Glen Frey.
Along the way, we get treated to both archival footage, concert footage, archival interviews as well as current interviews with former bandmates. We hear from jilted bandmates, abandoned producers and record labels. Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Brown, and Bob Seger all make appearances as well.
What is great about the film are the ugly parts. We get to see the egos clash, the drug use, the alc... read the rest.