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DP/30: Metallica Through The Never, drummer/writer/exec producer Lars Ulrich

12 Responses to “DP/30: Metallica Through The Never, drummer/writer/exec producer Lars Ulrich”

  1. Stipe Vuković says:

    Heloo from Croatia.
    Metallica… is my family :)
    Lars tnx for this movie, can’t wait to look it in cinema :)

  2. John says:

    Cool Lars!!
    Going to iMax tonight
    Hope it’s mostly your jamming!!!
    Screw the story-line!!!
    Come back to South Florida dammit
    You said you be back real soon at the Death Mag Concert!!!

  3. LexG says:



  4. berg says:

    Ulrich is conversant about Starlet and In A World as well as mainstream films, seems pretty film savvy to me

  5. LexG says:

    He’s married to Connie Nielsen, no?

  6. berg says:

    Mission to Mars pow wow

  7. LexG says:

    Finally watched this in full. RULED.

  8. Popcorn Slayer says:

    Whoah, Ulrich is a mere hair trim away from being a dead ringer for Anthony Hopkins circa SOTL.

  9. YancySkancy says:

    Lex, he was with Neilsen for several years and they have a kid together, but I don’t think they ever married. They split up last year.

  10. LexG says:

    Yancy/DP, yeah, I made the Nielsen assumption before watching the interview, where Lars talks about his current gal and family and all…

    You know what I like best about this interview? Something I kinda scoffed at a few minutes in where DP full-on cops to not being a metal guy, and you see a glint in Lars’ eye like “yeah no shit”… Then somehow it frees up the rest of it to be totally disarming and just shooting the shit about movies and business and his family; When I heard POLAND was interviewing LARS ULRICH, I thought this would be embarrassing or something, but it’s a really good, relaxed chat. Even Sanj has informed me he gives this one a 9/10… Who knew POLAND AND LARS ULRICH would be a fun duo to listen kick around movies and stuff? HA, made me wanna rent Juggernaut!

  11. gordan says:

    i am croatian please film for croatia.

  12. gordan says:

    please release for croatia
    i am metallica fan.

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