This film takes a look back at Katy's career and music in impressive detail, going right back to the impact of her childhood growing up in a religious household. There is some great footage of her early performances from her little known debut, a religious album she recorded under her real name, Katy Hudson. These were worth watching the film for alone, but there were also some songs from her unreleased album from 2004 that I hadn't heard before. The program brings the story right up to date with the videos from her latest album and some amazing clips from her MTV unplugged session.
The talking heads in this film all seemed to be very knowledgeable, not just about Katy Perry but pop music in general, and I particularly enjoyed some of the interviews with the people who have worked in the studio with Katy, they gave a real insight into how her songs are written. I'd recommend this film to any fans of Katy, it offers a fresh perspective of her place alongside the Lady Gagas & Rihannas of this world, while also filling in a few gaps in the story of what she got up to in the years before I Kissed a Girl made her famous. 5 Stars!