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Movie: The Velvet Underground

Experience the iconic rock band's legacy in the first major documentary to tell their story. Directed with the era's avant-garde spirit by Todd Haynes, this kaleidoscopic oral history combines exclusive interviews with dazzling archival footage. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero on Oct 22, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Dark Waters

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution. Based on The New York Times magazine article "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" by Nathaniel Rich.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 25, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: Wonderstruck

In this new Amazon Original Film from director Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven, Velvet Goldmine) Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he never knew, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both set out on quests that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry. Screenplay by Brian Selznick (Hugo).
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 17, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Velvet Goldmine

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild. [more inside]
posted by dinty_moore on Nov 15, 2015 - 21 comments

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