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One minute, you’re the king of New York City’s nightlife, enlivening and shocking the lives of others, and the next minute, you’re in prison for ten years on a drug-related manslaughter charge for almost 20 years. Such is the fate of Michael Alig, a prominent member of New York City’s infamous “Club Kids,” a group of drug-taking club-going provocateurs who ruled New York City nightlife during the late ’80s and early ’90s.
The new documentary “Glory Daze: The Life and Times of Michael Alig” traces the rise and fall of Alig, from when he moves to New York and slowly becomes a fixture in the city to when he murdered fellow Club Kid and drug dealer Andre “Angel” Melendez. The doc tries to get to the heart of a man who has been described as a “fame-hungry »
- Vikram Murthi
Movie-going audiences got to know Ben Affleck primarily as an actor first, having starred in early 1990s movies like School Ties, Dazed and Confused, and Glory Daze, but a successful reinvention within the last decade has turned him into one of the most respected directors in the industry. As a result of this, in combination with his signing on to play Bruce Wayne/Batman in the growing DC Cinematic Universe, many have wondered if we may eventually see the performer/filmmaker helm a comic book film of his very own. Right now, nothing is on the books, but Affleck has revealed that he could certainly be motivated to take on a superhero blockbuster in the near future. Along with many of his Dccu cohorts, Ben Affleck took part in a Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice press conference last week in Los Angeles, and it was during the proceedings that »
2 items from 2016
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