Almost Famous (guest)

January 9, 2010 at 11:28 pm Leave a comment

MOVIE:  Almost Famous

GUEST:  Lisa from Zuma

NUTSHELL:  The dream of every Los Angeles teenager in the 70s comes to life in a large-screen, nicely crafted format. Joins “The Wall” and “Quadrophenia” as greatest rock films ever.

GOOD THINGS:  Guitars and puka shells and yellow Levis bellbottom cords, and lots of ’em.

BAD THINGS:  Kids in audience wondering aloud: “What’s Led Zeppelin?”

FEATURES:  Guitar bands, pot, acid, private planes, and guitars.

UNCOMFORTABLE MOMENTS:  Kids in audience wondering aloud “What is CREEM?”

NOTABLE:  Leaping from garage roof into pool while on acid.

BEST PART:  Lester Bangs playing Ben Fong-Torres like a Stratocaster.

BEST LINE:  I’m a Golden God!

CROWNS:  5 out of 5 Telecasters (Wow! – ed.)

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