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The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

Criterion lavishes a major upgrade to its older box set celebrating the first major rock concert event, the ‘California Dreamin’ idyll that some say marked the beginning of the Summer of Love. Get ready to hear and see some history-making performances from Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, and The Who. Plus two more features and a bundle of ‘extra’ music sets . . . including Tiny Tim.

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

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The Criterion Collection 167

1968 / Color / 1:33 flat / 79 min. / available through The Criterion Collection / Street Date December 12, 2017 / 69.95

Cinematography: James Desmond, Barry Feinstein, Richard Leacock, Albert Maysles, Roger Murphy, D.A. Pennebaker

Film Editor: Nina Schulman

Original Music: The Animals, The Association, Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Byrds, Canned Heat, Country Joe and the Fish, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Al Kooper, Hugh Masekela, Jefferson Airplane, The Mamas and the Papas, Laura Nyro, Otis Redding, The Quicksilver Messenger Service,
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Pete Townshend on Revisiting His Legendary Rock Opera—and His Legacy—on Upcoming Classic Quadrophenia Orchestral Tour

Pete Townshend on Revisiting His Legendary Rock Opera—and His Legacy—on Upcoming Classic Quadrophenia Orchestral Tour
Over the last few decades, Pete Townshend’s status as a composer has thankfully caught up with his formidable reputation as a guitar smashing, eardrum splitting rock god. Several of his most famous works with the Who have been given the orchestral treatment, earning rapturous responses at the world’s most prestigious concert houses. Most recently, the 1973 double disc Quadrophenia received a symphonic reimagining courtesy of Rachel Fuller, a singer-songwriter, arranger and also Townshend’s wife. Released as Classic Quadrophenia in June 2015, the piece had its live debut the next month at London’s Royal Albert Hall, with tenor Alfie Boe
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Wizard World Minneapolis 2017 to Feature Special Screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Barry Bostwick is looking to do the time warp again at this year's Wizard World Minneapolis, as the versatile actor will be on hand for a special midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on May 6th at The Riverview Theater.

Press Release: Minneapolis, April 25, 2017—Wizard World (Otcbb: Wizd) presents a screening of the 1975, Twentieth Century Fox classic musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show in conjunction with Wizard World Comic Con Minneapolis, at midnight on Saturday, May 6 (into early Sunday morning). Barry Bostwick, who starred as “Brad Majors” in the cult favorite, will introduce the event, which will also feature the local shadow cast group “Transvestite Soup,” at The Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave S. in Minneapolis.

Bostwick will also host a special VIP meet-and-greet at the Minneapolis Convention Center at 7 p.m. to preview the screening. Tickets for both the screening (general admission and VIP seating), commemorative t-shirts and
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Wizard World Comic Con Presents a Screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show in St. Louis Hosted by Barry “Brad Majors” Bostwick

“Hospitality? All we wanted to do was to use your telephone, goddammit, a reasonable request which you’ve chosen to ignore!”

Wizard World presents a screening of the 1975, Twentieth Century Fox classic musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show during Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis, Saturday, April 8. Barry Bostwick, who starred as “Brad Majors” in the cult favorite, will host the event, along with the local shadow cast group “Samurai Electricians,” beginning at 7 p.m. on the main show floor at America’s Center, site of Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis that weekend.

Wizard World, the leading producer of pop culture events nationwide, is expanding its footprint in the entertainment industry. Tickets are available in advance for $15 at www.wizardworld.com.

“Wizard World is excited to bring this all-time cult favorite to our fans in St. Louis,” said John D. Maatta, Wizard World President & CEO. “It exemplifies the additional
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‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moana’ Win Mpse Golden Reel Awards

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‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moana’ Win Mpse Golden Reel Awards
Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge” earned the top two sound editing awards Sunday night at the 64th Mpse Golden Reel Awards, while Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” and Disney’s “Moana” took musical and animation honors.

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble” and “Warcraft: The Beginning” won for documentary and score.

Hacksaw Ridge” now becomes the favorite to beat “La La Land” in the Oscar battle.

TV winners included “Westworld” (for both long form and short form FX/Foley), “The Night of” “Part 1 The Beach,” “Penny Dreadful III” “Ebb Tide,” “Stranger Things,” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again,” and “Mozart in the Jungle.”

The Filmmaker and Career Achievement Awards were presented to Guillermo del Toro and Harry Cohen.

64th Mpse Golden Reel Award Highlights:

Best Sound Editing In Feature Film – Dialogue / Adr

Hacksaw Ridge

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reimagining Extended Cut DVD Release Details & Cover Art

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Following its recent premiere on Fox, The Rocky Horror Picture Show reimagining has been scheduled for a December DVD release from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, complete with an extended cut, Laverne Cox's screen test, and more.

Press Release: Transcend Your Expectations As “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’S Do The Time Warp Again” Arrives On An Extended Cut DVD December 6

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’S Do The Time Warp Again”

After their car breaks down during a storm, straitlaced couple Brad and Janet (Ryan McCartan and Victoria Justice) find themselves at the eerie castle of Dr. Frank-n-Furter (Primetime Emmy® nominee Laverne Cox*). The innocent duo’s mind-bending adventure escalates when their host, a sexually ambiguous mad scientist, unveils a stunning creation – a buff bodybuilder designed for her pleasure.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do The Time Warp Again” includes performances by Adam Lambert,
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Interview: ‘Rocky Horror’ Producer Lou Adler on Audience Participation, Cursing, and Richard O’Brien

Interview: ‘Rocky Horror’ Producer Lou Adler on Audience Participation, Cursing, and Richard O’Brien
After the enormous success of Grease Live, Fox is putting on another musical this year. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is not live, but it has a twist. The new remake of the 1975 film includes an audience who participates in the show, like performance groups have done at midnight shows of Rocky Horror for 40 […]

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Rocky Horror Picture Show: Tim Curry’s Costars Share How He Influenced, Impresses Them

Rocky Horror Picture Show: Tim Curry’s Costars Share How He Influenced, Impresses Them
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Tim Curry is returning to the project that kick-started his legendary career.

Talking to People about The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Curry says he has been pleased to be “coming back to the project, which I hold very dear. It’s very exciting. It will be very interesting because it’s very close to me.”

Curry â€. who has spent the last several years recovering from 2013 stroke â€. gave his blessing for Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox to take over the role of Dr.
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Is 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Ready for Primetime?

Is 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Ready for Primetime?
When Lou Adler, producer of the original Rocky Horror Picture Show, began work on a TV remake of the film, he wasn't quite sure what would fly on a major TV network. Neither were fans of the 1975 original, some of whom wrote him to say they were worried the whole thing would be ruined by censorship. This was one of the most beloved cult movies of all time, one which featured Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick prancing around in their underwear and sleeping with its murderous protagonist Dr. Frank-n-Furter, a
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Rocky Horror Picture Show: The Doctor Is In – and a Woman!

Rocky Horror Picture Show: The Doctor Is In – and a Woman!
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show has officially been revamped — emphasis on the vamp.

Laverne Cox, who’s stepping into Tim Curry‘s famous fishnets to play the singing-and-dancing lead in Fox’s new reimagining of the 1975 cult classic, is the first to admit the chance to take on the iconic role was too good to pass up.

“Dr. Frank-n-Furter is beautifully flawed and deliciously evil and sexy. I’ve just never gotten to play a part like this before,” the Orange Is the New Black Star told People on the Toronto set of the remake.
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Watch a New Behind-the-Scenes Video for Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reimagining

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If you're looking forward to doing the time warp again, then you might be interested a new behind-the-scenes video for The Rocky Horror Picture Show reimagining.

"Just in time for Halloween, the brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” will air Thursday, Oct. 20 (8:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, “Victorious”) and Brad (Ryan McCartan, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black”) bizarre abode. Frank-n-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror – a muscle-bound specimen created solely to fulfill Frank’s desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair (“Game of Thrones”) will star in the role. Also featured
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Daily | Goings On | Noir, Lynch, Tafoya

Tonight at midnight, New York's Spectacle Theater presents He Walked by Night (1948), the "template for Dragnet and a direct inspiration for dozens of police procedurals… It’s Alfred Werker’s name as director, but most film historians put the bulk of the work on the shoulders of Anthony Mann." In Los Angeles, Women of Cinefamily Weekend is on through Sunday. Tonight, Brie Larson presents Kirby Dick's The Hunting Ground. Tomorrow, Sky Ferreira will perform a tribute to Lou Adler's Ladies & Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains. Sunday sees the La premiere of Antibirth, with director Danny Perez and star Natasha Lyonne slated to make a showing. Dennis Lim will introduce screenings of films by David Lynch in Berkeley this weekend. Plus, noir and Scout Tafoya's I Am No Bird in Chicago—and more. » - David Hudson
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Daily | Goings On | Noir, Lynch, Tafoya

Tonight at midnight, New York's Spectacle Theater presents He Walked by Night (1948), the "template for Dragnet and a direct inspiration for dozens of police procedurals… It’s Alfred Werker’s name as director, but most film historians put the bulk of the work on the shoulders of Anthony Mann." In Los Angeles, Women of Cinefamily Weekend is on through Sunday. Tonight, Brie Larson presents Kirby Dick's The Hunting Ground. Tomorrow, Sky Ferreira will perform a tribute to Lou Adler's Ladies & Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains. Sunday sees the La premiere of Antibirth, with director Danny Perez and star Natasha Lyonne slated to make a showing. Dennis Lim will introduce screenings of films by David Lynch in Berkeley this weekend. Plus, noir and Scout Tafoya's I Am No Bird in Chicago—and more. » - David Hudson
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Laverne Cox Opens Up About How The Rocky Horror Picture Show Impacted Her Before Her Transition: 'Frank-n-Furter Felt Like Me'

Laverne Cox Opens Up About How The Rocky Horror Picture Show Impacted Her Before Her Transition: 'Frank-n-Furter Felt Like Me'
Even though Laverne Cox is stepping into the iconic role of Dr. Frank-n-Furter in the 2016 remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the actress admitted she didn't see the musical until fairly late in life.

"I didn't discover Rocky Horror until college," Cox told reporters at Monday's Fox All-Star Party in Los Angeles. "The first time I saw it, I was like, 'What is this? This is me.' It felt like me. Frank-n-Furter felt like me."

"At the time, I hadn't started transitioning yet, but I was sort of in the androgynous space. I had a shaved head and
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Laverne Cox Opens Up About How The Rocky Horror Picture Show Impacted Her Before Her Transition

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Laverne Cox Opens Up About How The Rocky Horror Picture Show Impacted Her Before Her Transition
Even though Laverne Cox is stepping into the iconic role of Dr. Frank-n-Furter in the 2016 remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the actress admitted she didn't see the musical until fairly late in life. "I didn't discover Rocky Horror until college," Cox told reporters at Monday's Fox All-Star Party in Los Angeles. "The first time I saw it, I was like, 'What is this? This is me.' It felt like me. Frank-n-Furter felt like me.""At the time, I hadn't started transitioning yet, but I was sort of in the androgynous space. I had a shaved head and
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Tim Curry Recommends Fox’s ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Remake – TCA

Getting Tim Curry, the original Frank-n-Furter, to participate in Fox’s remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show [watch trailer below] was critical to overcoming push-back by rabid fans of the 70’s musical comedy-horror cult film. “As you can imagine, when we announced we were doing this, there was tremendous backlash from fans,” Ep Lou Adler said today at TCA. Adler also was an exec producer of the original movie. When Curry became involved “that all loosened up and they…
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You Can Exhale, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Has Tim Curry's Blessing

You Can Exhale, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Has Tim Curry's Blessing
The producers of Fox's upcoming Rocky Horror Picture Show event are well aware that there was a bit of a backlash when they announced they were remaking the cult favorite for a new generation. But there was one thing that caused the tide of public opinion to turn: When original star Tim Curry signed on. "As you can imagine, when we announced that we were doing this there was a tremendous backlash from fans that have been with us for 40 years," producer Lou Adler said at the Rhps Television Critics Association summer press tour panel. "That all loosened up and became more interesting to them when Tim signed on. His validation and also [seeing him] as an actor just gave them something to look forward...
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reboot to Premiere October 20th on Fox

In case you’re shivering with antici… pation, Fox has announced that their two-hour TV special reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show will premiere on Thursday, October 20th at 8:00pm Est:

Press Release: Just in time for Halloween, the brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” will air Thursday, Oct. 20 (8:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. The special two-hour musical event follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, co-host of Teen Choice 2016, “Victorious”) and Brad (Ryan McCartan, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, “Doubt,” “Orange is the New Black”) bizarre abode. Frank-n-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror – a muscle-bound specimen created solely to fulfill Frank’s desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair
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'Rocky Horror' star Victoria Justice: 'The Nickelodeon chapter of my life has closed'

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'Rocky Horror' star Victoria Justice: 'The Nickelodeon chapter of my life has closed'
San Diego - For Victoria Justice and Ryan McCartan -- former child stars who hit Comic Con to promote their roles as Janet and Brad Majors in Kenny Ortega's remake of the randy cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show -- it's fair to say their family-friendly days are all but finished. "I think I can say with certainty now after doing this, the Nickelodeon chapter of my life has closed," Justice affirmed to a packed crowd at San Diego Comic Con on Thursday, where the remake's wildly entertaining first 25 minutes were screened prior to a Q&A that additionally featured Ortega, fellow cast members Christina Milian and Reeve Carney and original Rocky Horror executive producer Lou Adler. "Victoria, do you remember what I told you after the seduction scene?" Ortega interjected. "Say goodbye to Disney." "I remember when I screen tested I had to -- I was singing with a bunch of different.
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Tim Curry Does the Time Warp in New Rocky Horror Picture Show Trailer

Tim Curry Does the Time Warp in New Rocky Horror Picture Show Trailer
In just a few hours, fans will get to see the new cast of Fox's The Rocky Horror Picture Show take the stage at Comic-Con with a panel presentation in Room 6D that runs from 8:15 Pm to 10 Pm. For those who aren't in San Diego, don't fret, because the full Comic-Con trailer has already debuted for all to see. This video features our first look at the original Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Tim Curry, who makes a special appaearance.

Cast members Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan, Christina Milian and Reeve Carney will be joined by with executive producers Lou Adler, Gail Berman and Kenny Ortega, for an exclusive first-look at the two-hour event premiering this fall on Fox. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an all-new star-studded reimagining of the cult classic - which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution, longer than any other film in history - for broadcast television. Sweethearts
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