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Laurence Fishburne

Movie review: 'Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone'

Movie review: 'Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone'

Early in Laurence Fishburne's narration for the documentary "Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone," it is posited that the band could have come together only in Los Angeles, not least because when they first united in the early 1980s, the then-teenage members were mostly being bused to school from South Central to the San Fernando Valley. But the band also captured that essential, indescribable mix of styles and ideas that is the city's cultural hallmark. With its frantic blend of ska, punk, funk, soul and rock, Fishbone made music that was like the greatest party mix ever, and its frenetic live shows were all the more remarkable for the level of musicianship...