Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

Velvet Goldmine

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor
Curt Wild
Jonathan Rhys Meyers Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Brian Slade
Christian Bale Christian Bale
Arthur Stuart
Toni Collette Toni Collette
Mandy Slade
Eddie Izzard Eddie Izzard
Jerry Devine
Emily Woof Emily Woof
Shannon
Janet McTeer Janet McTeer
Female Narrator


Written by
Todd Haynes Todd Haynes
(story)


Lists

138 votes
Best movie posters ever (130 items)
list by johanlefourbe
Published 12 years, 3 months ago 17 comments
130 votes
6,006 Movies For a Post-Covid World... (6013 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 11 years, 6 months ago 14 comments
126 votes
Few things I love about cinema (by drugs) (45 items)
list by drugs
Published 11 years, 4 months ago 13 comments
98 votes
The Evolution of Christian Bale (45 items)
list by Kristian
Published 11 years, 11 months ago 17 comments
96 votes
Listal's 100 Most Underrated Films (402 items)
list by Coby
Published 10 years, 9 months ago 83 comments

Velvet Goldmine Videos

Velvet Goldmine Trailer

947 Views

Added 14 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

5 votes
5 votes
4 votes
4 votes
4 votes

View all Velvet Goldmine pictures (82 more)

Reviews

Review

11 years, 11 months ago at Dec 31 14:16
I am mad by this film.I like glitter rock from then on.

A good movie

3 years, 8 months ago at Apr 5 8:16
It is another movie I was quite eager to watch for at least 10 years, probably even more. Well, I wish I could say it was worth the wait but in spite of its decent cult-classic reputation, it didn’t really blow me away after all. I mean, the damned thing definitely had some potential to become something great and I have to admit that it was not bad but I thought it was rather half-baked after al... read more
View all Velvet Goldmine reviews
Description: 1971: Glamrock explodes all over the world and challanges the seriousness within the flowerpower generation by means of glitter and brutal music. Brian Slade, a young rockstar, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. In the end Slade destroys himself. Unable to escape the role he created for himself, he plots his own murder. When his fans discovers that the murder is a fake, his star falls and he is forgotten about. 1984: Arthur, a journalist working for a New York newspaper, gets assigned the story about the fake murder of Brian Slade. When Arthur was young and grew up in M ... (more)
Release date: 23 October 1998
UPC: 717951002105
Tags: Drama (15), Music (14), Glam Rock (10), Drugs (7), 1990s (7), Gay (7), (5), British (5), 1998 (5), England (3), Brian Molko (2), Lgbt (2), Male Nudity (2), Glbt (2), Mystery (2), Love (2), Glittery (1), Brilliant (1)
My tags: Add tags

Update feed

Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 3 days, 10 hours ago
Pop Culture Phenomenon Films: 90’s (1036 movies items)

" The story follows a British journalist, Arthur Stuart, who has to search his own past when writing an article about the mysterious disappearance of a former glam-rock star, Brian Slade, for an American periodical. After word gets out, that Slade may still be alive, Stuart becomes determined to find out, what really happened. Critically acclaimed, over the years Velvet Goldmine has remained one of the greatest musical movies, to come out in quire awhile."


Agent Kermit D. Fonz voted for 2 images 4 months ago

samira added this to a list 6 months, 1 week ago
Every Movie Ever! (13121 movies items)
Polsko added this to a list 1 year, 6 months ago
LGBT Films in UK (216 movies items)
Joreth added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
Marathon Movies (844 movies items)
Meta_Ridley voted for an image 3 years ago

mirinbuddy added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
1998 Films Ranked (88 movies items)
jeffpsych added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
1001 favorite films (1020 movies items)
ekimo72 added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
My Movie Collection (5158 movies items)
johanlefourbe posted a review 3 years, 8 months ago

A good movie

“It is another movie I was quite eager to watch for at least 10 years, probably even more. Well, I wish I could say it was worth the wait but in spite of its decent cult-classic reputation, it didn’t really blow me away after all. I mean, the damned thing definitely had some potential to become something great and I have to admit that it was not bad but I thought it was rather half-baked after all. Above all, the whole thing was quite messy. Indeed, it seemed at first that Todd Haynes didn’t want to deliver your average run-of-the-mill music biopic, so he went for a more original almost impressionistic approach which wasn’t necessarily a bad idea but, then, suddenly, the whole thing became much more straightforward. But then, they changed back again to the previous approach and the mo” read more

Farny added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
LGBTQIA+ Themed Movies & TV Series I Watched (126 movies items)

"Directed by: Todd Haynes. "


johanlefourbe added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
aLittleTyger voted for 2 images 3 years, 10 months ago

Leo added this to a list 4 years, 1 month ago
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 4 years, 1 month ago
Top 10 of 10: 1998 (120 movies items)
mugwump11 added this to a list 4 years, 1 month ago
FOJOS FAVORITES (907 movies items)
perod voted for 9 images [View All] 4 years, 2 months ago

moviebuff added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
New Queer Cinema (45 movies items)
Kandi added this to a list 4 years, 3 months ago
Vinyl Record - Movies (21 movies items)

" (1998) Christian Bale"


Georgini voted for 9 images [View All] 4 years, 3 months ago

Kandi added this to a list 4 years, 3 months ago
Record Store - Movies (32 movies items)

" (1998) Christian Bale "


Kandi posted 9 images [View All] 4 years, 3 months ago

Veilor added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
New movies watched in 2018 (68 movies items)
johanlefourbe added this to a list 4 years, 6 months ago
My Queue (402 movies items)
Polsko added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Best Gay Themed Movies (165 movies items)
CarminaX added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Exclusive added this to a list 5 years, 2 months ago
Exclusive added this to a list 5 years, 2 months ago
Exclusive added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
jeffpsych added this to a list 5 years, 4 months ago
And + 101 Cult Movies (101 movies items)
chloe51 voted for an image 5 years, 8 months ago

BradWesley123 added this to a list 5 years, 9 months ago
BradWesley123's Movie Journal- January 2016 (33 movies items)

" Netflix- 1hr. 59min. First Viewing Velvet Goldmine is often a mess, but it's never dull or boring. Even at it's most bizarre, there is a strange magic on display here that won't let you look away. And, despite the craziness, it's often a rather piercing and lovely coming-of-age story about the power that music can have on us. A beautiful oddity. Monthly Wesley AwardsBest Costume Design- Sandy Powell Best Sound Best Makeup"


BradWesley123 posted 10 images [View All] 5 years, 9 months ago

Riikka added this to a list 5 years, 10 months ago
Movies watched in 2017 (217 movies items)

"7.1."


Kusse added this to a list 5 years, 10 months ago
Movies watched in 2017 (219 movies items)

"7.1."


LBKitty added this to a list 6 years, 1 month ago
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 6 years, 4 months ago
Top Favorite Films of 1998 (84 movies items)

"Directed by Todd Haynes Starring Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Toni Collette, Eddie Izzard, Emily Woof, Micheal Feast, Micko Westmoreland, Don Fellows, Ryan Pope, Daniel Adams, and featuring voice of Janet McTeer "


Exclusive posted a image 6 years, 8 months ago


People who liked this also liked

Rating: 8.1
Rating: 7.1
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 7.7
Rating: 7
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 7.7
Rating: 7.5
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 8
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 7.4
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 7.8
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 7.1
Rating: 8
Rating: 7.2
Rating: 8.1
Rating: 7.3