Elysa Gardner
September 27, 1991 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Nothing Can Stop...Prince and the New Power Generation ''Gett Off''

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
distributor
Warner Reprise
genre
musical

We gave it a B-

His Royal Badness’ latest exercise in kinky decadence is Nothing Can Stop…, a five-song video introducing his new band, the New Power Generation. Released before Prince’s upcoming CD, Gett Off opens with a ”European, uncensored” dramatization of the title track: an audition-orgy of exotically clad bodies gyrating before stoked fires as Prince toys with two Audrey Hepburn lookalikes. Other sequences feature girls being led around blindfolded and a prison cell inhabited by women in black lingerie. Through all this, our hero leers, assumes stylish guises, and sings the praises of casual encounters and ladies’ underwear. The music, sinuous and pulsating, is too rhythmically monotonous to trigger any real sparks. And while Gett Off is full of engaging sensory stimuli, Prince’s inventive spirit has been more evident in the past. B-

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