Tag: Justin Bartha

“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 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…

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…

Which stars are still in Savannah for “CBGB” filming?

Donal Logue and Alan Rickman on the "CBGB" set

I had the good fortune to run into Rupert Grint yesterday (Friday) in Ellis Square, as he walked with his assistant back to their hotel.

Photos of Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Justin Bartha, Donal Logue, others during “CBGB” filming in Savannah — Part 1


The scene you’re seeing here appears to be one in which The Dead Boys (Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome, Justin Bartha as Stiv Bators, and Bronson Adams as Johnny Blitz) storm out of CBGB into the street. Once they exist the shot, it continues with some sort of animated discussion between Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) and Merv Ferguson (Donal Logue).

Rupert Grint in “CBGB” as Cheetah Chrome


Or, Ron Weasley in a Dog Collar. . .

More “CBGB” news . . .


Justin Bartha has been cast as Dead Boys’ late lead singer and guitarist Stiv Bators. Meanwhile, the actual interior of the club is on its way to Savannah — or maybe even here already.