Amy Winehouse had a big voice, big hair, big eyes, and big teeth. She was a big talent but what her career lacked was longevity. The new documentary Amy does an excellent job of explaining why. It also conveys what it’s like to have your every move reported on and to have the paparazzo stalking you. I give it an Adrastos Grade of B+, 3 1/2 stars and an Ebertian thumbs up. One person who would not agree is Amy’s father; I’m not sure if he’s a piece of work, a piece of shit or both.
On to the Sunday Morning Video. This 2007 video captures Amy at the peak of her powers: