Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis)

Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis) ★★★

It’s an instant extra star when Oasis mastermind Noel Gallagher turns up in a documentary as a talking head. He’s not the focus here, in Anton Corbijn’s film charting the salad days of rock album artwork maestros, Hipgnosis (aka Aubrey “Po” Powell and Storm Thorgerson). Yet his are by far the most memorable segments, most notable being one where he lambasts the cover artwork for his own multi-platinum-selling (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? as being some of the shittest ever made, and them lambasts himself for signing off on it.

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