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  • #31
    Originally posted by Headless Hornman View Post
    So technically not a rock doc but a blues doc: Satan and Adam. Just saw it last night at a local listening room as part of a free monthly music movie series. The title subject Satan (Sterling Magee) was at the screening. We sang Happy Birthday to him before the film started (it's this week, 83 iirc). I think a lot of THs will enjoy this; I believe it's coming to Netflix soon.
    Watched it today on Netflix.
    Even with your spoilers, I kept saying, “I did not see THAT coming!”.

    The hero of the whole film was Dave, the nursing home guy.

    We really enjoyed it. Thanks for the recommendation!


    • #32
      You're welcome. A few years ago we went to his birthday party outdoors in the courtyard of the Peninsula Inn in Gulfport (FL). There was a brief shot in the film from that night (or maybe another performance there?) I remember right before showtime a van pulled up and unloaded about a dozen residents from the nursing home, some in wheelchairs. I've got to assume Dave had something to do with that.


      • #33
        Originally posted by Headless Hornman View Post
        Any love for Heavy Metal Parking Lot?
        Yes! Dave knows Jeff Krulik, who directed "Heavy Metal Parking Lot". They worked together at the radio station at University of Maryland when Dave was a grad student. We met up with Jeff a few years ago at a screening for his film "Led Zeppelin Played here". That's a great doc, by the way, but you can't see it anywhere these days because they can't get the rights to the Led Zep music.


        • #34
          I watched Rolling Thunder Revue with Bob Dylan on Netflix last night. Really interesting. It reminded me how beautiful the lyrics are on some of his songs.

          Then take me disappearin’ through the smoke rings of my mind
          Down the foggy ruins of time, far past the frozen leaves
          The haunted, frightened trees, out to the windy beach
          Far from the twisted reach of crazy sorrow
          Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free
          Silhouetted by the sea, circled by the circus sands
          With all memory and fate driven deep beneath the waves
          Let me forget about today until tomorrow

          But other parts of the film are just plain weird.

          Good to see Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell.

          For me, the transcendant moments made it worth while.


          • #35
            Watching Rolling Stones ,Stripped, pretty cool.


            • #36
              Saw Echo in the Canyon. It was good, not great. I thought it would delve into singer/songwriters more than it did.