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“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 York Times previews “CBGB” movie


The New York Times’ Marc Spitz (heh) previews CBGB this weekend: Recalling Blitzkrieg Bop on the Bowery; ‘CBGB’ Dramatizes the Heyday of New York’s Premier Punk Club It’s definitely worth checking out. (Click here for a less interesting but similar…

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…

MTV posts a new clip from upcoming “CBGB”


I’ll present this with little comment. From MTV’s Rupert Grint’s Butt Takes Center Stage In Exclusive ‘CBGB’ Clip: Essentially, “CBGB” was a place with great music where just about anything could happen. Take this exclusive clip for example. In it,…

USA Today gives a sneak peek at “CBGB” and Rupert Grint gone punk — post updated with new trailer

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Yesterday, USA Today did a major piece about CBGB, which filmed in Savannah last summer: Sneak peek at ‘CBGB’: Rupert Grint’s inner punk I’ve written a lot about CBGB over the past year, most recently about the soon-to-be-released soundtrack. You…

“CBGB” the movie releases first official posters

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From The Hollywood Reporter’s Joey Ramone Rocks out on ‘CBGB’ Poster (Exclusive): Joey Ramone is getting the big screen treatment, and he has the poster to prove it. The new poster for CBGB, which is exclusive to The Hollywood Reporter,…

“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.

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?

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

Ashley Greene from ET Canada on the set of CBGB

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.

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.