Noise Pop Film Festival 2010: Blood Into Wine

Blood Into Wine is a strange choice for the Noise Pop film festival -- it's only tangentially about music. More precisely, it's a feature-length vanity project for veteran rock singer and novice winemaker Maynard James Keenan, who has delighted audiences since 1990 with his rock band Tool and hopes to do the same for oenophiles with his forthcoming line of Arizona-grown wines. Made by new-on-the-scene filmmakers Chris Pomerenke and Ryan Page, whose IMDB pages are as sparse as their Rolodexes clearly are not, the film was created without a definable narrative. To compensate for the lack of dramatic tension, the [...]

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