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Entries Tagged as 'Coming of age'

Mei Actually Met a Ghost — Totoro!

October 2nd, 2011 · 4 Comments

“Actually our work depends on how much we can appropriate from other people’s work! Painting, music, films, literature … it’s all grist for the mill. We think of our work not as individual creativity but like a lifelong baton relay. Your work passes through your body and your life; you transform it into something, and […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Bathtub scene · Beasts and monsters · Coming of age · Father/daughter relationship · Mother/daughter relationship · Supernatural

Don’t Say Nothin’ Against the Family

September 10th, 2011 · No Comments

“I remember being absolutely fearless because I was too young to know any better. I had no idea, I had never tasted failure — or pressure from the studio. You know, that film got made because Sean was very hot, Sean wanted me to direct it, and because he and I were so simpatico, we […]

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Tags: Assassination · Brother/brother relationship · Coming of age · Drunk scene · Father/son relationship · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · High school · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Small town · Woman in jeopardy

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