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Uniform Title Hype (Motion picture : 1996)
Title Hype! [videorecording] / Helvey/Pray Productions presents ; a film by Doug Pray ; produced by Steven Helvey ; directed by Doug Pray.

Imprint [Los Angeles?] : Republic Pictures ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MA COLL HYP R56DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 1996.
Special features: feature commentary with director and producer; outtakes; outtakes with director commentary; additional performances; additional performances with director commentary; "Hate" cartoon and interview by Peter Bagge; trailers.
Contents The Seattle story -- 1980s -- Degrees of separation -- Stage presence -- Home-brewed bands -- Beginnings of a sound -- SUB POP -- Explosion of subculture -- Local band makes good! -- Everything changes -- Ton of bands -- Grunge hits big time -- Grunge style -- Success sucks -- End of "The hype" -- Perspectives.
Credits Narrative structure, Brian Levy ; editors, Doug Pray, Joan Zapata ; supervising editor, Earl Ghaffari ; director of photography, Robert Bennett ; co-producers, Lisa Dutton, Pete Vogt ; DVD producer, Katya Nayberg.
Cast Nirvana, Pearl Jam (interview with Eddie Vedder), Soundgarden, Mudhoney, The Melvins.
Summary "Tracing the steps of grunge from its subversive inception in neighborhood basements to its global rise to the multimillion dollar pop culture phenomenon, Hype! incorporates hilarious interviews with rare concert footage of bands like Nirvana, Soundgarden, Mudhoney and The Melvins"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0, DTS, 5.1.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Vedder, Eddie -- Interviews.
Soundgarden (Musical group) -- Interviews.
Grunge music -- History and criticism.
Rock music -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- 1991-2000 -- History and criticism.
Rock music -- 1991-2000 -- History and criticism.
Grunge groups -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews.
Alternative rock musicians -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews.
Added Author Pray, Doug.
Dutton, Lisa.
Vogt, Pete.
Helvey, Steve.
Levy, Brian, 1954-
Zapata, Joan.
Ghaffari, Earl.
Bennett, Robert.
Nayberg, Katya.
Vedder, Eddie.
Helvey/Pray Productions.
Republic Pictures Corporation.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Nirvana (Musical group)
Pearl Jam (Musical group)
Soundgarden (Musical group)
Mudhoney (Musical group)
Melvins (Musical group)
Standard No. 017153151565
Music No. 15156 Republic Pictures

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