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“Are you here for the whiskey or the crock of gold?”

Pogues frontman Shane McGowan focus of Julian Temple's latest music documentary
Shane MacGowan, Johnny Depp and Siobhan MacGowan
Directed by Julian Temple

In the wild and uncertain world of music Shane MacGowan reached for them both. But Julian Temple’s documentary is far from a rise and fall film that takes pleasure in the destructive behavior of its subject. “Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan” is the kind of film that tells the story of the musician/writer/poet’s life while getting to the spark that began the fire burning within him. ... more >