It's been 52 years since the state of New York was invaded by an event that drew nearly half a million people and changed music festivals forever. It also introduced the world to some absolutely amazing music. In this anniversary episode featuring special guest, author and film critic Raymond Benson we dig into the Rock documentary that really defined the genre. Enjoy!
With enlightened thanks to the amazing Patrick J Kennedy, we have witnessed the cinematic wonderland experience that is Russ Meyer's "Beyond the Valley of the Dolls." Saying this was nothing like what I expected is the understatement of the year. Everyone should take the time to experience this piece of cinema history with a screenplay co-penned by legendary film critic, Roger Ebert. An incredible snapshot of a bygone era in Los Angeles. Enjoy!
So, with visiting writer/producer/editor Patrick J Kennedy we dig into yet another John Cassavetes film. This time around, it's "Killing of a Chinese Bookie." The amazing Ben Gazzara leads this one. How will we feel about this second entry into our fascinating trip into the heart of the library of this legendary auteur? guess you'll just have to listen to find out. Enjoy!