Bob and the Monster | reviewed by: Scott McKay | November 6, 2013
entertainment value
Bob and the Monster showcases Bob Forrest journey from the 60's to today and his battle with drug and alcohol addiction. A sobering account.
genre Documentary
synopsis Six years in the making, this documentary film follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the most influential and controversial drug counselors in the US today. BOB AND THE MONSTER crafts contemporary footage, animation and compelling interviews with archival performances and personal videos from Bob's past to reveal the complex layers of this troubled, but hopeful soul. Testimony from his peers, including Courtney Love, Anthony Kiedis and Flea add texture, but it's the depth of Bob's music, interwoven throughout the film, that illuminates this unforgettable and inspirational story.
lead actors Bob Forrest | Michael Peter Balzary | John Frusciante | Anthony Kiedis | Courtney Love | Drew Pinsky | Scott Weiland
director Keirda Bahruth