Outkast's Andre Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from writer-director John Ridley. Covering a transformative year in Hendrix's life from 1966-67, in which he went from a New York City backing musician to making his mark in London's music scene up until his Monterey Pop triumph, the film presents an intimate portrait of the sensitive young musician on the verge of becoming a rock legend.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: It's uneven -- and it lacks the primal power of its subject's classic recordings -- but Jimi: All Is By My Side offers a well-acted alternative take on the Hendrix myth.
Unique biopic focuses on one year of guitarist's wild life.