This is GWAR – Movie Review
Director: Scott Barber
Plot: The powerful story of the most iconic heavy metal/art collective/monster band in the universe, as told by the humans who have fought to keep it alive for over thirty years.
Runtime: 1 Hour 50 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Verdict on This is GWAR
This is GWAR is a documentary about the iconic heavy metal art collective band. The band gained a reputation for their outlandish behaviour on stage, which caused plenty of debate about their performances.
Exploring the documentary, we get to learn how the band started out as artists looking to perform. One that slowly became a heavy metal band that had stardom, creating a new image with performances.
It follows the ups and downs the band had, following an over 30-year career together.
If you had never heard of the band, you would learn plenty about the band. Showing what it meant to be part of the band, with every member getting a chance to add something to the band. This is looking back at the legacy they left and how they changed the performance art they created.
Where to Watch: This is GWAR is available on Shudder on June 21st 2022.
Final Thoughts – This is GWAR explores a band with a massive legacy in a way that makes you want to see them.