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01/06/2012 - Read Gary Goldstein's complete review after the jump. Here is an excerpt: "The result is an unhurried, visually compelling look at a man and his music — as well as of a bygone America filled with shuttered downtowns and the ghosts of such late musicians as Elvis Presley and blues pioneer Robert Johnson. For Mellencamp fans, there are stirringly rendered performances of such hits as "Pink Houses," "Small Town" and, especially, "Crumblin' Down..." Read More
01/06/2012 - Congratulations to Sylvia Flores (LA ticket winner) and Linda Romanowski ((NY ticket winner) you have both been randomly selected to attend tonight's It's About You showing!

"Thank you to all who have participated, Happy Holidays everybody and all the best for 2012." Read More
01/05/2012 - It's About You - Clip 1: Recording No One Cares About Me


It's About You - Clip 2: Recording Coming Down The Road

After the jump we have larger versions of the clips. Read More
01/05/2012 - Read Joe Morgenstern's complete Its About You review after the jump. Here are some excerpts: "I realized that the real subject of this film, with its philosophical voice-overs by the filmmaker and its haunting shots of decayed American downtowns, is the passage of time and the toll it takes..."

""It's About You" is an odd and touching little film..." Read More
01/05/2012 - Ready Molly Priddy's complete It's About You review after the jump. Here are some excerpts: "“He dared me to make a good film. He said, ‘Kurt, you know I expect this to be a Sundance film,’” Markus said. “He’s got a very aggressive and challenging demeanor … I think he was just trying to light a fire and that was cool...”

"And though it began as a challenge, Markus believes Mellencamp, who he has known for years, also commissioned the film because he wanted to capture an important window of time in his career..." Read More
01/05/2012 - Read the Rock 'n' Roll Truth Its About You blog review after the jump. Here is an excerpt: "In the end, the film sheds its light and shadows on both men and discerning viewers are the better for it. .." Read More
01/03/2012 - There is no better way to spend an evening in January! Enter to win tickets to It's About You a new musical documentary that offers a rare and intimate look at the life and music of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp.

One lucky winner in each New York and Los Angeles will win tickets to the opening night!

The winning tickets for New York will be for the 8:10pm showing. Stay tuned for an update on the LA show times.

It’s easy to enter! All you have to do is share your favorite John Mellencamp moment, song or album in your facebook status. Once done with that reply in the Facebook contest thread using a comment telling us what you posted!
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01/03/2012 - Read Jim Farber's complete review on the Daily News website. Here is an excerpt: "We get to watch Mellencamp recording his “No Better Than This” album, a spirited, flip-of-the-bird to modernity, recorded in places like Sun Studios and a Baptist church in Savannah with one mike - in mono, no less. Read More
01/03/2012 - With John Mellencamp: It’s About You debuting theatrically this week, here’s an encore presentation of Dave Watson's interview with co-director Kurt Markus, originally posted last March when the music documentary had it world premiere at SXSW. The movie opens January 4 at the IFC Center in New York and January 6 at the Laemmle Music Hall 3 in Los Angeles.
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