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Get Crazy (1983)

 -  Comedy | Music  -  5 August 1983 (USA)
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Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Reggie Wanker
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Max Wolfe (as Allen Goorwitz)
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Neil Allen
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Willy Loman
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Sammy Fox
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Colin Beverly
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Susie Allen
Bill Henderson ...
King Blues
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Auden
Howard Kaylan ...
Captain Cloud
Lori Eastside ...
Nada
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Toad
Anna Bjorn ...
Chantamina
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O'Connell
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Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from Beverly's schemes. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Get Crazy. And say goodbye to your brain! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Trivia

When Piggy is banging his head on the concrete retaining wall and the crowd is counting, it's actually the same quick shot run backward and forward several times. See more »

Goofs

When King Blues and son are meeting the Jews Band for the first time a boom mic is painfully visible above Max and King swinging back and forth as conversation changes hand. See more »

Quotes

[Eulogizing Howling Blind Luther Washington]
King Blues: God, this is my man, and you'd better take care of him, or I'm gonna wax your ass.
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Connections

Features The Sunshine Makers (1935) See more »

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My Baby Sister
Written and Performed by Lou Reed
Played during the end credits
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2 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, this video (DVD? Dream on!) is tough to find, but definitely worth it! I haven't checked Netflix--my source for easy access to some obscure entertainment--but I'm betting you just can't find it for rent these days.

I agree with the review, in all its enthusiasm and detail. This really is a time capsule--but unlike traditional capsules, this one doesn't get stale the second--or third, fifth, tenth...-- time you peruse the contents!

Today's Lou Reed is way too serious (what did you feed him full of anyway, Laurie Anderson?!?), so this is a great look back on my musical hero when he was still a real person. Love his unresolved meditation on "It's a Deathbed Request."

But you're sure to find resolution among the various takes on a favorite blues standard. Arena rock, punk, beyond-punk, blooos--take yer pick. You'll love the interpretations.

So--begin your search, and prepare for some great watchin'!


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