The Majesty of Rock, the Miracle of Roll

In younger, flashier daysThe latest issue of NOW is on the street, and things are a little different in the film section this week. For starters, the one-night-only screening of Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen’s “Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage” gives me occasion to interview legendary bandmates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, as well as the filmmakers.

Interesting guys, fun conversations. (Play the audio clips for extra goodness.) The movie’s screening across Canada tonight, and demand has led Alliance to add second shows in a number of locations; you can find the details here, and possibly even grab tickets.

Elsewhere in the section, you’ll find looks at the film components of the Luminato and NXNE festivals. More detailed NXNE reviews will be up next week; for now, we’re just offering previews. But it’s a start …