Monday, July 6, 2020

Flute, Guitar & Harp of the Andes

I'm flying south for a few days and this post is to tide you over. It looks pretty interesting. You are encouraged to surf the 804 other posts on this blog as well. Link in comments.

More Robert Evans - Kid Notorious

This show aired on CC here in America for 2 months in 2003, around the time the documentary on Evans was released, and he was at the height of his rebirth of fame. Didn't get renewed for a second run, but still funny as hell. Also included is an mp3 of Patton Oswalt's famous bit about Evans, which definitely contributed to his post-2000's fanbase. Links in comments.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Candy - 1968

Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg wrote the novel and Buck Henry did the screenplay. The cast includes Marlon Brando, Anita Pallenberg, Richard Burton, James Coburn, Walter Matthau, John Huston, Charles Aznavour, and a Beatle. Link in comments.

Monday, June 29, 2020

The Grӗat Kat - Beethoven On Speed - 1990

The Great Kat is a classical violinist who became a virtuoso Metal guitarist. She does not sing but can shout abuse. Link in comments.

Under Covers

Here are 36 remakes of James Bond tunes by Ann Margaret, Iggy Pop, Chaka Kahn, a Spice Girl, Eric Kunzel, and other singers and groups as collected by B. Parker. Give this a spin. Link in comments.

Saturday, June 27, 2020

The Making of Sergeant Pepper - 1997

Video. You will see George Martin at the console showing how the mix was done. Remarks by the Beatles and others are also included. 47 minutes. Link in comments.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Robӗrt Evans - The Kid Stays In The Picture - Audio

Evans tells the story of his life, loves, and career as a Producer and delivers lots of showbiz dirt. Link in comments.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Mystery Science Theater 3000

BRIAN informs me that THE INTERNET ARCHIVE has every single MST episode available for download, all the way up to Netflix season 11! Here you go;

Friday, June 19, 2020

The Beatles - Eight Days A Weӗk - 2016

Ron Howard assembled this film and most of it will be new to you. Link in comments.

Friday, June 12, 2020

A Wrinkle In Timӗ - 2003

This is the beloved 2003 version of the film which is now out-of-print. You may prefer it to the 2018 Oprah version. Link in comments.

Monday, June 8, 2020

Mr. Toad's Wild Ridӗ - 1996

This story is also known as THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. The remaining Monty Pythons plus Steve Coogan, Nicol Williamson, and Stephen Fry deliver this, the definitive live-action version of TWITW. You may also prefer the 2006 effort with Mark Gatiss, Bob Hoskins, Tom Baker(!), Jim Carter and others - also definitive. Link in comments.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Beatlӗs Stories - 2011 - Video

Musicians, Actors, Sports Figures, and others describe their first interaction with one or more Beatles. Link in comments.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

XANADU - Video - 1980

ELO and Olivia Newton-John deliver the goods in this other Musical-On-Wheels. Gene Kelly still can tap-dance. I've forgotten who plays Olivia's love-interest and so will you. Link in comments.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Roller Boogiӗ - Video - 1979

The tunes are nice - especially the one that Cher sings. The skating is fun and the ending is almost poignant. Some of these skaters will be seen again in XANADU. Link in comments.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Buckaroo Banzai Declassified - 1984

This informative 20-minute promo was found on the Buckaroo Banzai Special Edition DVD. Also included is an original teaser-trailer for the film. Link in comments.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Red Elvises - Better Than Sӗx - 1999

This is the 4th English language album from the quartet. "Red Lips Red Eyes Red Stockings" and "Strip Joint Is Closed" remained in their set list for a long while. Link in comments

Saturday, May 23, 2020

My Generation - 2018

This video documentary tells the story of the pop culture explosion in London in the 1960s. The Beatles are of course a part of all this. Link in comments.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Popeyӗ - The Movie - 1980

You will quickly accept that these two are Popeye and Olive Oyl. Link in comments.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Thunderbirds Are Go - 1968

The British TV show THUNDERBIRDS was also made into a movie that played stateside. Watch it again or for the first time right here. Do it. Link in comments.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Celebrity Bowling 2

These shows were short so have one more. Link in comments.