Instant Gratification: “20,000 Days on Earth” and four other movies to watch on Amazon Prime and Netflix


Pick of the week: “20,00o Days on Earth  (Amazon Prime) — My full review is here. Nick Cave’s baroque fictionalized documentary mixes the mythos and the man to create a film that both celebrates his larger-than-life and provides surprising insight into his creative process.

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“20,000 Days on Earth”: Shining a light inside a deep, dark Cave


What’s it like to be Nick Cave? Oh, the usual — having imaginary conversations in your car with Kylie Minogue and Ray Winstone, poring over old photos and writings as if on an archaeological dig, kicking back with the kids and watching “Scarface.” And occasionally bounding on stage and transforming into one of the most magnetic and enigmatic songwriters today.

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