This Distracted Globe random header image

Entries Tagged as 'Music'

I’m A Good Old Rebel

September 15th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Q: “You were working in a special niche of your own in the late 1970s and early 1980s with Hard Times, The Driver, The Warriors, The Long Riders and Southern Comfort — lean, elegiac films which, I’m guessing, benefited from modest budgets and expectations, as well as low producer interference.” A: “Yes, that niche no […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Assassination · Bathtub scene · Brother/brother relationship · Cult favorite · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Interrogation · Music · Private eye · Shootout · Western

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 […]

[Read more →]

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

Tasty Waves and A Cool Buzz

July 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“I was angry about seeing so many movies with naked women and never seeing a naked guy. So when I shot the sex scene between Stacy and Damone in the poolhouse, I wanted it to be uncomfortable. She was naked, so I wanted to show the guy naked too. And the ratings board said, ‘You […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Based on novel · Brother/sister relationship · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Famous line · High school · Love Triangle · Music · Reckless Driver