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Entries from July 2011

Evil, Pure and Simple, from the 8th Dimension!

July 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments

“The most typical — and difficult — question people ask me is ‘What is Buckaroo Banzai about?’ If I could answer that in a single interview, I wouldn’t have spent two years making the film. I didn’t want to make a straight, genre film, and deliberately chose Buckaroo Banzai because it defied all the labels.” […]

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Tags: Aliens · Alternate universe · Concert · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Flashback · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers

Every Girl Should Be Given an Electric Guitar On Her 16th Birthday

July 27th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Q: “Why exactly did Paramount bury it?” A: “Well, I think the real question is, why was it even made?” Nick Schager interviewing Lou Adler for IFC News, September 2008 Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (1982) Directed by Lou Adler Written by Nancy Dowd (as Rob Morton) Produced by Joe Roth 87 minutes For […]

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Tags: Coming of age · Concert · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Master and pupil · Music · Road trip · Small town

In Dreams, You’re Mine

July 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

“Talking about it was so important to that film. I think some people could despise it. If you don’t like the story or what it’s saying, then you just end up hating everything. It’s not a movie for everybody. Some people really dug it. Others thought it was disgusting and sick. And, of course, it […]

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Tags: Coming of age · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Femme fatale · Gangsters and hoodlums · Interrogation · Murder mystery · Reckless Driver · Road trip · Small town