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Entries Tagged as 'Concert'

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

This New Form of Entertainment, Fantasia

January 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“Portmanteau” is French for “coat rack”. Lewis Carroll appropriated the word in 1871 for Through The Looking Glass to explain two words merged into one; “chortle” is a portmanteau Carroll invented, while “Internet”, “blog” and “sexploitation” are three he did not. In the month of January, I’ll take a look at portmanteau films, where we […]

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Tags: Animation · Beasts and monsters · Concert · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · End of the world · Golden Age of Hollywood · Master and pupil · Music · No opening credits · Supernatural