Tag: CBGB

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.

“Please Kill Me” authors Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, uncensored

I suggest you take the title of this post seriously: it’s uncensored. The Google ads might disappear because of F bomb appearances. Fair warning.

“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.

Punk historian Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain appearing in Savannah later this month

Legs McNeil is best known for 1997’s Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, co-founded Punk Magazine and was an editor at both Spin and Nerve.

“CBGB” apparently “tested well” and is on track for 2013 release

Some good news from the Twitterverse via actress Ashley Greene about CBGB, the movie about Hilly Kristal’s iconic NYC nightclub that was shot primarily in Savannah this past summer.

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

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?

Extended interview with Ashley Greene on CBGB set (video embedded)

Rick Campanelli with ET Canada did an extended interview with Ashley Greene (of Twilight fame) on the CBGB film set at Meddin Studios here in Savannah. Greene plays Hilly Kristal’s daughter Lisa Kristal.


Interviews with Malin Akerman, Ashley Greene, and Johnny Galecki on “CBGB” set in Savannah

Check out this ET interview with Malin Ackerman, who plays Deborah Harry of Blondie in CBGB; Ashley Greene, who plays Lisa Kristal, the daughter of club owner Hilly Kristal; and Johnny Galecki, who plays Terry Ork, whose Ork Records released singles by Television, Alex Chilton, The Feelies, and others.

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.

Stana Katic in Entertainment Weekly with pic and quotes from “CBGB” set

Open the post for an embedded tweet with the pic and text from EW. “Castle” star Stana Katic plays Genya Ravan in “CBGB”, which wraps up filming this week in Savannah.

Alan Rickman likes Leopold’s Ice Cream

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

Who were the top CBGB bands? Where are the club’s icons now?

Including links to updates on the whereabouts of Television guitarist Richard Lloyd, Dick Manitoba of the Dictators, Wayne/Jayne County of The Electric Chairs, Richard Hell of Television and other bands, Alan Vega of Suicide, Cheetah Chrome of The Dead Boys, sax player James Chance, Tommy Ramone, DNA drummer Ikue Mori, and Tom Verlaine.

More “CBGB” comings and goings hit Twitter