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TURN-ONS AND TURN-OFFS IN CURRENT HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES : Excellent Good Fair Poor : VIDEOCASSETTES

April 15, 1986|ROBERT HILBURN | Compiled by Terry Atkinson

"This Is Video Clash." CBS/Fox. $19.98. Of all the punk-oriented British bands of the late '70s, the Clash climbed to the greatest artistic heights--though it eventually lost its way and stumbled. These eight promo clips--from various points in the group's career--don't serve as a formal documentary, but they do provide a fascinating glimpse of a band's rise and fall. The four musicians seem so trim and purposeful in early shots in London rehearsal halls, but confused and sadly divided just a few years later when playing stadiums in America with the Who. A haunting overview. 1/2

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