Not Fade Away
Directed by David Chase
Sopranos creator David Chase probably had the green light to make any film he wanted to with his film debut, and Chase made a surprising choice: a coming of age tale about the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. This seems like an odd choice at first glance until you think back on the Sopranos, which featured heavy usage of classic rock ‘n’ roll and even cast E-Street guitar legend Steven Van Zandt as Silvio. Van Zandt sits in as executive producer on Not Fade Away, which lends a little credence and authenticity to the rock tale, but the film still lands a little flat for coming from such an artistic giant.
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