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  • Democracy win: The Doors' Jim Morrison will get a posthumous pardon Thursday for an indecent exposure conviction in Florida that resulted when the late singer pulled what a bandmate called 'a mind trip on the audience, and they totally fell for it.'

    HUFFPOST HILL - Reid Puts Off DADT Vote

  • Tom DiCillo has remarkably captured the formation, elevation and degradation of the seminal L.A. rock group The Doors with rare footage and a sensitive narration by Johnny Depp.

    Brad Schreiber: Top Ten Films of 2010

  • So, New York's Village Theater, at one point, if you wanted to see Janis Ian, me, you also had to sit through B.B. King, and you had to sit through Taj Mahal and The Doors, and vice versa with any of the others.

    Janis Ian Recounts Her Renegade Teen Years

  • John Obie of Elk Grove Village, Ill., minted 5,000 silver commemorative coins stamped with a bare-chested Morrison, but The Doors have refused him permission to sell them.

    Love Me Two Times

  • That such unfettered genius could have taken place is of no doubt, but The Doors tries to sell its schematic portrayal of these events with a disingenuously casual flair, exposing its own unimaginative approach while also disserving the creative process at hand.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • The Doors: You have to include The Doors in this list.

    Greatest American Rock and Roll Band?

  • It has been covered by numerous others, sometimes under different titles (eg "Black Train Song" by The Doors - thanks to Christian Thwaites for pointing this out).

    Mystery Train

  • The CD represented a golden era to the big music labels, according to Jac Holzman, the man who discovered The Doors, co-founded Elektra Records, and is one of the music sector's leading tech voices.


  • I never counted myself a fan of the band, but my appreciation of The Doors and their music has improved notably after watching this film.

    DVD Verdict

  • Jim (last name Morrison) and keyboardist Ray Manzarek were film majors at UCLA, leading them to capture performances and private moments - including the scene where a bearded Morrison is driving to Joshua Tree National Park, listening to the radio as his death is announced - that DiCillo uses to illustrate the rise and fall of The Doors, focusing most on their enigmatic lead singer.

    The Clog


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