"I'm gonna take you to the bank, Senator Trent. To the blood bank!"
I initially thought of this album as a one hit wonder, but this doc brought the light the amazing "Vincent" a song about Vincent Van Gogh of all people. Mclean himself much fatter and older looking is a primary focus of the doc, rather full of himself rightfully so in this albums case. I already owned it on CD but if I hadn't this might me make the buy.
I love the "Classic Album" series, will try to watch and review each one I can put my eyes in front of.
Watched on Tubi.
First off the album is an instant classic that I have loved since the first time I played it. I've been watching a lot of these "Classic Album" series and this is was one of the better ones due to interesting subjects, and a less obvious choice IMO. Watching a lot of music doc's recently you really get to appreciate how "Classic Album's" mixes music videos, live performance's and interview clips in a more effortless artful way than a lot of their lower budget contemporaries.
My favorite songs are the singles, but the whole album rules.
Watched on Tubi
Infamously bad erotic thriller is more notable at this point for its amazing imdb trivia page than anything that happens in it.
-Madonna's acting coach quit just before production began, claiming that "she thinks she knows everything". (Believable and hilarious)
-Madonna had five personal assistants for this film, including her own hairstylist, make-up artist and personal trainer. (Easily believable as well)
-Two of Madonna's more infamous scenes (one involving dripping candles, the other requiring her to masturbate) were improvised.…
As a young horror enthusiast (probably saw this around 10-12) this was one that left me cold, too slow and weird for me to appreciate. Watching it today I have certainly warmed up to it but I would not place it up there with top tier Carpenter films, and it's clearly the weakest of Carpenter's "Apocalypse Trilogy" in my mind.
Carpenter has always been in his own league when it comes to the look and feel of his movies and…