Tag: Alan Rickman

“CBGB” the movie – thrilling possibilities but too many missed chances: a review


At Talking Heads’ 2002 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the band called CBGB owner and founder Hilly Kristal onto the stage. “We want to start where we began,” Tina Weymouth said. “He kept us alive,” Weymouth…

New photos from the filming of the movie “CBGB” – pt. 3 (Alan Rickman, vintage cars, crew)


Click here and here for other new and re-edited photos from the filming of CBGB in Savannah in July 2012. I spent part of several days hanging around the public outdoor shoots along Congress Street. On this particular day, the…

New and re-edited photos from the filming of the movie “CBGB” – pt. 2 (Alan Rickman, Donal Logue, Johnny Galecki, actors playing Television)


Click here for a previous post featuring shots of Rupert Grint, Justin Bartha, and others. These shots begin with a couple of evening shots on set, including one of Alan Rickman talking to famed Savannah producer and ice cream man…

New and re-edited photos from the filming of the movie “CBGB” – part 1 (Rupert Grint, Justin Bartha, Alan Rickman, Donal Logue)


The movie CBGB will premiere next week at the CBGB Festival in New York. It’s set for theatrical release on October 11. I’ll have a review of the film here soon, and the impending release has prompted me to go…

“CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” will include songs by Talking Heads, New York Dolls, Television, The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, Blondie, more

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I’m not quite sure where this news first appeared, but it appears to be Billboard with Omnivore, Rhino to Release ‘CBGB’ Soundtrack. But the listing is a little clearer at Spin: CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack track list: 1. Talking…

“CBGB” the movie set for October release

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No surprise that CBGB, which filmed primarily in Savannah in summer 2012, will premiered during the second annual CBGB Festival in New York in October. From The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘CBGB’ U.S. Film Rights Nabbed by XLrator Media: XLrator Media has…

Private Savannah screening of “CBGB” gets a good reaction

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Well, I wasn’t invited — no reason I should have been — but there was a private screening of the upcoming movie CBGB last night in the 250-seat theater at the SCAD Museum of Art. I gather that the invited…

Interview with “Punk Magazine” founder John Holmstrom about “CBGB” the movie


Video of the short behind-the-scenes interview plus a reprise of some of my pics from the set last summer.

“CBGB” filmmakers post “glimpse behind the scenes”


The makers of CBGB have posted a Facebook album of 10 photos giving a “glimpse behind the scenes of the color correction.” As most of you probably already know, CBGB was shot last summer, primarily here in Savannah.

Johnny Galecki as Terry Ork in “CBGB”: one photo


Terry Ork (played by Johnny Galecki in “CBGB”) is hardly a household name — he doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry! — but he was one of those figures who just made things happen.

Rolling Stone: “CBGB” editing underway, but still questions about the soundtrack

The Dead Boys (l-r): Justin Bartha as Stiv Bators, Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome, Bronson Adams as Johnny Blitz

Given Patti Smith’s reaction to the film, I don’t expect to hear any of her music, but what about the Ramones? What about Talking Heads? What about Blondie?

The “CBGB” film shoot in Savannah in 50 tweets


I’ve selected here a more or less chronological collection of entertaining Tweets that chronicle the movie shoot.

Alan Rickman likes Leopold’s Ice Cream

Open the post for a great pic from the Leopold’s Ice Cream Facebook page.

Listening to Television

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Danny Fields — an author and music industry executive important in the punk scene — called Television “the band of beauties.”