On December 12, 2012, some of entertainment’s most iconic names came together at Madison Square Garden for a historic concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy. 12.12.12 captures the unprecedented gathering of talent who turned up on stage and behind the scenes to raise over $50 million in one night for the Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund to support organizations helping victims in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The evening’s Emmy Award-nominated telecast included performances by some of the music industry’s legenary acts: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Roger Waters, Eddie Vedder, Chris Martin, Michael Stipe, Adam Sandler, Eric Clapton, Jon Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Kanye West and included involvement from entertainment and media elite.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
Adam Sandler's uproarious off-color parody of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" injects the film with an inspired note of raucous comedy that undercuts any pretensions to solemnity.Stephen Holden, New York Times, 11.14.2013
Busy, but not exactly invigorating.Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 11.14.2013
Good-natured, upbeat, pretty predictable account of a concert cast with a lot of the usual suspects.John Anderson, Newsday, 11.14.2013
An unusually compelling keepsake from what might well be the last time many of these '60s rockers perform together.Kyle Smith, New York Post, 11.15.2013